2012 Trombetta Family Wines Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., 500 cases, $45. Sourced from Petersen Vineyard in the Petaluma Gap region. Clones 115 and 667 planted in 1996. Harvest Brix 26.5ยบ. Native yeast fermentation and native MLF, extended cold soak and maceration, aged 9 months in 100% French oak barrels, 50% new. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Admirable transparency in the mid weight wine with fresh, up front red fruits underpinned by silky tannins. There are appealing notes of spice and, herbs and oak vanillin. Score: 90-91. Reviewed April 4, 2015

Winery: Trombetta Family Wines
From article: Tastes of World of Pinot Noir