2003 Burrell School Veranda Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., 675 cases. The Veranda Vineyard sits 800 feet above Monterey Bay and is planted to Pommard and Dijon clones. Aged in 50% new French oak. · Rich aromas of black cherry, herbs and nicely toasted oak. Black cherry, anise and oak flavors carry the attack. A burly wine with a woody edge throughout. Soft in texture and finishing with still lively acidity. Reviewed March 17, 2008

Winery: Burrell School
From article: Pinot Paradise on Horizon