2016 Gary Farrell Toboni Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.34, TA 0.71, 915 cases, $55. Released September 18, 2018. The Toboni Oakwild Ranch Vineyard is located in the Santa Rosa Plain, just south of the winery. Clones 115, 667, 777 and Pommard planted in 2001. A small percentage of whole cluster. 4 to 7-day cold soak, 7 to 10-day extended maceration, and aging for 10 months in French oak barrels, 40% new. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Revealing perfume of cherry syrup, pomegranate, cola and a hint of pear. Intensely fruity on the mid palate and driving, succulent finish, featuring black cherry and blackberry fruit flavors. Some tannins show up on the mildly drying finish. Score: 92. Reviewed September 14, 2018

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