2014 MacPhail Pratt Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., pH 3.46, TA 0.61, 203 cases, $49. Release spring 2017. One of California’s premier Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards. Harvest Brix 24.5º. Clones are Pommard 4 and 5, 114, 115, 777 and 23. Aged 17 months on the lees in French oak barrels, 33% new. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. A very classy wine that impresses from the get-go with aromas of dark cherry and underbrush and flavors of blueberry, boysenberry and spice in an elegantly styled wine with good oak integration, filigree tannins and a long, sleek finish. This wine stands out among the 2014 lineup of MacPhail Pinot Noir wines tasted on this date. Score: 92. Reviewed December 13, 2016

Winery: MacPhail Wines
From article: Final California Wine Reviews of 2016