2003 Walter Hansel The North Slope Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., $29. · Similar in style to the above wine. The aromatics are attractive, offering toasty cherries and Asian spices. The wine is austere on the palate, featuring more herbal and earthy notes than fruit. The wine finishes with brisk acidity and noticeable oak. Reviewed January 10, 2007

Winery: Walter Hansel Winery & Vineyard
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