2011 Failla Keefer Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $46. · Medium reddish-purple color in the glass. Shy aromas of red cherries and berries, oak, stem and balsam. Mid-weight flavors of red cherries with a savory herb and smoky oak accent in the background. Soft in the mouth with gentle tannins and bright acidity. Well-crafted, but doesn’t have the ripeness and stuffing I have come to expect from this stellar vineyard. I do like it for its femininity. Good. Reviewed April 13, 2013

Winery: Failla Wines
From article: Sips of California Pinot Noir: Recently Sampled Wines