2006 Steele Carneros Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $17.50. · Plenty of oak char and smoke create a stinky nose. Smoked and roasted black cherry and raspberry fruit with a slightly hot finish. Only for those with a fire and smoke fetish. Barely passable. Reviewed November 17, 2008

Winery: Steele Wines
From article: California Recession-Busting Pinots