2016 Joseph Jewell Hallberg Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., pH 3.58, TA 0.61, 175 cases, $60. Release July 2019. Clones 777 and Pommard 5. Dry farmed. 100% de-stemmed, aged 11 months in French oak barrels, 33% new. · Dark garnet color in the glass. Pleasant aromas of an array of dark red and black fruits with a compliment of oak spice. The flavors mimic the aromas in a nicely balanced mid weight styled wine with gracious tannins and a fruit-driven finish. Silky in the mouth and forward drinking. Score: 91. Reviewed June 19, 2019

Winery: Joseph Jewell Wines
From article: Recently Tasted Sonoma County Wines