2011 Cuvaison Spire Carneros Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., 550 cases, $48. Sourced from a block close to the tasting room planted to clone 115. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. The aromatics offer welcoming scents of black raspberry jam, spice and rose petals. Soft and silky on the palate, with a delicious mélange of wild berry and black cherry flavors with beautifully integrated oak. This wine is clearly special, offering impeccable balance and a finish that really sings. Score: 92. Reviewed September 5, 2013

Winery: Cuvaison Winery
From article: On the Pinot Trail at De La Montanya & Cuvaison