2013 Joseph Swan Vineyards Cuvée de Trois Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., $35. A representation of the Russian River Valley as a whole with no single vineyard dominating. The wine always includes wine from all six vineyard designates. Aged in about 33% new French oak barrels. · Moderately light reddish purple color and slight haze (unfiltered) in the glass. The nose smells of whole berry fermentation with aromas of rose petal, cherry and raspberry as well as mushroom and a vegetal note. The mid weight cherry core of fruit is red-themed and lean, with a savory vegetal and floral note in the background. Juicy and slightly tart on the finish. Score: 87. Reviewed April 22, 2016

Winery: Joseph Swan Vineyards
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir