2015 Arthur Cellars Pride & Joy Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.34, TA 0.69, 50 cases, $40. Released September 2017. Grapes are sourced from Green Valley of Russian River Valley. Aged 13 months in one-year-old French oak barrels. · Moderately light ruby red color in the glass. Very shy aromas of cherry, blueberry and bramble. More engaging on the palate with light to mid weight flavors of cherry, strawberry and vanilla. Easygoing, with silky tannins and a noticeable cut of citrus-imbued acidity on the finish. Better when tasted the following day from a previously opened and re-corked bottle. Score: 89. Reviewed November 12, 2017

Winery: Arthur Cellars
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir & Chardonnay