2014 Pisoni Pisoni Estate Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., $80. · Dark garnet color in the glass. Leading off are aromas of blackberry reduction, cigar box and old cask. Major sappy boysenberry and blackberry fruit with a moderately firm tannic backbone. The vivid fruit floods the mid palate in a weighty, dense style. When tasted the following day from a previously opened bottle, the nose was more fruity, the flavors were more showy with added spice, and the finish exhibited more persistence. Surprisingly young, this is a 20-year wine. Score: 94. Reviewed September 19, 2021

Winery: Pisoni Vineyards & Winery
From article: Elite California Pinot Noir Vineyards Part III: Central Coast - Santa Lucia Highlands