2017 Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.9% alc., 208 cases, $65. Made with organic grapes. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Reserved aromas of blackberry jam on a toasted muffin. Full-bodied and very ripe-fruited, offering well-oaked fruit flavors of blackberry and cassis. A huge, dense Cabernet lovers Pinot Noir. A slight sense of alcohol shows up on the finish as the wine warms in the glass. Unchanged when sampled the following day from a previously opened bottle. Score: 90. Reviewed September 19, 2021

Winery: Mount Eden Vineyards
From article: Elite California Pinot Noir Vineyards Part III: Central Coast - Santa Cruz Mountains