2012 Trombetta Family Wines Gap’s Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., 872 cases, $65. Clones 777, ‘828,” and Swan selection. Yield 2.3 tons per acre. Harvest Brix 27.8º-29.8º. Native yeast fermentation and native MLF, extended cold soak and maceration, aged 9 months in 100% French oak barrels, 50% new. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. Very ripe fruited with aromas and flavors of sweet black cherry, black raspberry and pomegranate framed by imposing, sinewy tannins. Highly extracted and sappy with a compliment of oak and fruit-dominated length. Score: 88-89. Reviewed April 4, 2015

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