2018 Wrath San Saba Vineyard Monterey Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., pH 3.77, TA 0.60, RS 0.01, 404 cases, $49. Yields 3.5-4.0 tons per acre. Clones “828,” Pommard 4, 667, 777, 115 and Swan selection. 3-day cold soak, 35% whole cluster fermentation, aged 10 months in French oak barrels, 35% new, and laid down for another 12 months of barrel aging before release. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Beautifully perfumed nose with aromas of dark Boing cherry, spice and sous-bois. Complex and provocative in a middleweight style with a delicious core of dark cherry and raspberry fruits accented with a hint of spice, dark caramel and earthiness. Admirable balance with welcome finishing persistence. Score: 93. Reviewed December 13, 2020

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