2012 Lynmar Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.64, TA 0.63, 1,510 cases, $40. SF. Aged 10 months in 23% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Aromatically alive with scents of cherry, baking spices and oak. Mid weight flavors of cherry, sassafras, spice and cola with complimentary oak highlights. Slightly creamy in the mouth with a juicy finish. Score: 89. Reviewed July 19, 2014

Winery: Lynmar Estate
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