2008 Samsara Turner Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., 96 cases, $46. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Welcoming aromas of black cherries, berry jam, purple rose petals and a hint of spice. Tasty core of dark red Pinot fruits with a subtle stem note and a slight confected accent. Nicely balanced with fine-grain tannins and a silky mouthfeel and some persistence of fruit aromas on the finish. A solid wine, but offering a monotone of fruit flavor. Good (+). Reviewed March 2, 2011

Winery: Samsara
From article: Samsara: Little Known Gem with an Emphasis on Whole Cluster