2007 Ketcham Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc.,pH 3.65, 760 cases, $32. Winemaker is Michael Browne. 80% Ketcham Vineyard, 20% O’Neel Vineyard, Nonella Vineyard and Manzana Vineyard. Pommard, Dijon 777, 667, 115 and 828 clones. Aged 16 months in French oak. · Aromas of cherry cola, lavender and wood chips. Moderately rich black cherry, black currant fruits with an earthy, spicy underpinning. Smooth in the mouth with a short, but pleasing finish. Decent (+). Reviewed February 15, 2010

Winery: Ketcham Estate
From article: Small Sips of Russian River Valley Pinot Noir