2012 Bouchaine Estate Vineyard Mariafeld Carneros Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.63, 266 cases, $40. Released May 2014. Aged 11 months in 33% new French oak. · Pleasant aromas of dark red cherry and berry with a touch of spice and floral bouquet. Smooth on the palate with a somewhat shallow attack. Juicy with a core of dark red fruits backed by muscular tannins. Lacks a bit of charm. Good. Reviewed November 19, 2014

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