2017 Benovia Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.62, TA 0.60, $45. Aged 16 months in French oak barrels, 37% new. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Aromas of blackest cherry, black grape juice, spice and a hint of vanillin. The wine is fruit-propelled with layers of gregarious black cherry and blackberry fruits. Restrained tannins, with a sweet-fruited, lip-smacking finish of some length. Score: 90. Reviewed June 4, 2019

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