2017 Lucia Soberanes Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

307 cases, $65. Tightly spaced vines over 33 acres of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. California and Burgundy heritage selections. 20% whole cluster. Aged 11 months in French oak barrels, 43% new. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Aromas of dark berries and fertile earth lead to a middleweight-styled wine with a punch of earth-toned black cherry fruit infused with iron minerality. Well-mannered tannin structure and some finishing length. Score: 93. Reviewed June 4, 2019

Winery: Pisoni Vineyards & Winery
From article: Russian River Valley: Pisoni/Lucia, Cattleya, Benovia, Furthermore & Small Vines