2005 Merry Edwards Klopp Ranch Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., $57. The grapes are farmed by noted winegrower Ted Klopp in a cool area featuring Goldridge sandy soils. · Darkly colored. Welcoming nose of oak-kissed black cherries, earth, tea and cola. Full-bodied and deep dark stone fruits and blueberries are well integrated with subtle oak and gentle tannins, finishing with some orange peel citric tang. Reviewed January 1, 2009

Winery: Merry Edwards Wines
From article: Small Sips of Russian River Valley Pinot