2012 Twomey Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., $50. Released May 1, 2014. Sourced from sustainably farmed West Pin, Crinella and Bailey vineyards. Aged 12 months sur lies in 39% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of black cherry, cola and nutty oak lead to a mid weight, juicy palate of black cherry and black raspberry fruits underlain with toasty oak. Silky and elegant, with harmonious tannins and some finishing aromatic interest. Score: 90. Reviewed July 19, 2014

Winery: Twomey Cellars
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay & Outliers