2012 Woodenhead Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.7% alc., 538 cases, $45. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderate light crimson color in the glass. Gorgeous nose with extravagant aromas of crush Bing cherries. Quintessential Russian River Valley flavor profile with mid weight tastes of Bing cherry, cola and spice. On the elegant side in this vintage, with good vibrancy, balanced soft tannins and complimentary oak in the background. Ready now, but impeccable balance predicts a long life ahead. Score: 91. Reviewed August 18, 2015

Winery: Woodenhead
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir