2004 Merry Edwards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., $36. Sourced from five Russian River Valley vineyards including Meredith, Klopp and Olivet Lane and aged 10 months in 52% new French oak. · The aromatics feature dark crushed cherries and toasty oak. This medium-bodied wine has a plenty of structure and notable flavors of dark stone fruits and rhubarb. The finish is marked by smoke, generous oak and slightly bitter tannins. An oak lover’s dream. Reviewed October 2, 2006

Winery: Merry Edwards Wines
From article: Merry Edwards: Pinot Noir Royalty