2016 Joseph Jewell Bucher Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., pH 3.68, TA 0.58, 100 cases, $50. Release July 2019. Swan and Pommard 5 clones. 100% de-stemmed, aged 11 months in French oak barrels, 25% new. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Bright cherry aromas arrive in the glass over time. Lip-smacking fruit flavors of black cherry and ollaliberry with complimentary frame of oak. Easy to drink and comforting, with suede tannins and an abundance of purple fruits on the very satisfying finish. Score: 92. Reviewed June 19, 2019

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