2009 Benovia Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., pH 3.68, TA 0.59, 820 cases, $38. Released March2011. Primarily Petersen Vineyard with lesser amounts of Dutton Manzana, Martaella, and Martinelli vineyards. A combination of heirloom selections and Dijon clones. Aged 17 months in 45% new French oak barrels. · Nicely perfumed with aromas of black cherries and baking spice. Highly approachable and very tasty array of dark fruits with supple tannins. A stellar daily drinker for current consumption. Very good. Reviewed July 23, 2011

Winery: Benovia Winery
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