2015 Flâneur Flânerie Vineyard Ribbon Ridge Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.67, TA 0.56, 416 cases, $50. Released. Marine sedimentary soils (Willakenzie). Clones are Wädenswil (60%), 667 (27%) and 777 (13%). Fermented with ambient yeast. 20% whole cluster. Aged 18 months in French oak barrels, 30% new. Bottled unfiltered. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Rising from the glass are scents of dark red cherry, potpourri, oats and herbs. The mid weight charge of black cherry, pomegranate and spice flavors attack with intent, then following thru with mid palate intensity and finishing with generosity. Sleek and juicy, with some tenacious tannins showing up on the finish. Score: 91. Reviewed February 21, 2018

Winery: Flâneur Wines
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