2009 Calera Mills Vineyard Mt. Harlan Pinot Noir

14.9% alc., 1,599 cases, $45. 16.3-acre vineyard, yields 1.55 tons per acre. Aged 18 months in 30% new French oak barrels. Unfiltered. · Light reddish-purple color in the glass. Muted aromas of dark red cherries and berries and oak spice. Generous fruit intensity starring black cherries, finishing with good fruit presence. Very muscular tannins currently overwhelm the fruit. Good. Reviewed December 8, 2012

Winery: Calera Wine Co.
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