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Vineyard: Green Island

AppellationCarneros
VarietiesPinot Noir

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2012 August Briggs Dijon Clones Napa Valley Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., 181 cases, $40. Sourced from Green Island Vineyard located in the very cool southern end of the Napa Valley. 100% de-stemmed, 2-day cold soak, inoculated with Assmanhausen yeast. Inoculated malolactic fermentation, aged 9 months in 100% French oak barrels, 30% new and 70% two and three-year-old. Unfined and unfiltered. · Light cherry red color in the glass. Subdued aromas of black cherry and spice, with mid weight flavors of red cherry and cranberry. Forward drinking with soft tannins and well integrated oak. Not complex, but very easy to like. Score: 89. Reviewed June 14, 2015 WINERY » ARTICLE »