2012 Bouchaine Carneros Estate Vineyard Pinot Meunier

13.5% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.59, 879 cases, $40. Released May 2014. Aged in 40% new French oak barrels. · An array of purple and black fruits are featured on the nose which holds up nicely over time in the glass. Moderately rich and smoothly textured on the palate, this fruity wine is embellished with vivid deep purple and black berry, and black plum fruits robed in modest tannins. The fruit holds on to the generous finish. Very good +. Reviewed November 19, 2014

Winery: Bouchaine Vineyards
From article: On the Pinot Trail: Tasting at Bouchaine Vineyards