2013 Turtle Vines Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alcohol, pH 3.79, TA 0.58, 30 cases, $34. 80% Pommard, 20% 667. Harvest Brix 24ยบ. 5-day cold soak, 100% destemmed, not crushed. 5% whole cluster fermentation. Aged in Flextanks with 20% French oak. · Moderate light cherry color in the glass. Aromas of red cherry, spice, and Herbs de Provence. Light in weight, but flavorful, with a good mid palate attack of cherry and raspberry fruits complimented by a hint of oak. Light on its feet and easy to cozy up to, with a refreshing cut of acidity on the finish. Score: 88-89. Reviewed January 23, 2015

Winery: Turtle Vines
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir