2016 Roger Roessler Wines Lennox Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., $60. Sourced from a 2-acre vineyard located in Sebastopol on the western reaches of the Russian River Valley. Clones 667, 777 and 115 fermented separately.Organic yeasts. Aged 18 months in French oak barrels, 25% new. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Aromas of Bing cherry and sweet pipe smoke lead to a mid weight styled wine with flavors of well oaked black cherry and cola. Juicy, with an appealing soft texture, but hard to get by the oak. Score: 88. Reviewed March 23, 2019

Winery: Roger Roessler Wines
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