2009 Breggo Cellars Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.8% alc., pH 3.68, TA 0.55, 2,183 cases, $38. Released April 1, 2011. A blend of numerous clones from Donnelly Creek, Savoy and Wiley vineyards. 5-7 day cold soak, 9-day native primary fermentation, 3-7 day extended maceration. Aged 10 months in 44% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish-purple color with a slight haze in the glass. Enticing aromas of ripe black raspberries, cherry preserves, spice and brioche which are echoed on the palate in a discreetly concentrated fashion, finishing with mild dry tannins, a hint of oak and brier and a good lift of acidity. Good (+). Reviewed July 1, 2011

Winery: Breggo Cellars
From article: Andersonoir Valley Pinot Noir Festival