2007 Chasseur Rayhill Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 100 cases, $50. Unfined, unfiltered. · Sticking your nose in this beauty reveals layers of constantly changing aromas including black fruits, spice box, forest floor, earth, oak char, and floral accents. Big-boned but smooth and velvety in the mouth featuring a mouth filling and lingering rush of dark stone fruits and blackberries complimented by an earthy undertone. The finish is long and lush. A hedonistic wine nicely composed and balanced that aims to please. POP 94, WS 96. Reviewed January 22, 2010

Winery: Chasseur
From article: Wine Spectator Smackdown