2006 Brogan Cellars Michaela’s Reserve Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., $110. The last Brogan Cellars Pinot Noir from Summa Vineyard. Named for Margi’s granddaughter born in 2006. Aged 15 months in 50% new French oak. Margi notes, “I am counting on aging a few cases at least 21 years for my granddaughter.” · Moderately intense reddish-purple color in the glass. A marvelously fruity nose brings you to attention. Delicious layers of intense red and black fruits fan out in the mouth, caressed by mild, firm tannins and framed by a bright citric note. The texture wraps you in silk pajamas as the dreamy finish sails along. A classy wine that lets you know it is a Reserve. Reviewed September 8, 2010

Winery: Brogan Cellars
From article: Brogan Cellars: “Good, Better, Brogan”