2013 Twomey Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

13.7% alc., $50. Released April 25, 2015. Sourced from sustainably farmed Gap’s Crown Vineyard, sustainably farmed Bailey Family Vineyard, and estate owned and sustainably farmed Last Stop Ranch. Aged 13 months sur lies in 100% French oak barrels, 37% new. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Shy aromas of berry mash and sous-bois. Intense flavors of boysenberry and black raspberry on entry, expanding to fill the mouth with sweet, sappy fruit. Substantial ripe fruit tannins are supportive and the persistent finish is expansive and intensely fruity. The most penetrating fruit of the three 2013 appellation wines tasted here. Score: 91. Reviewed May 14, 2015

Winery: Twomey Cellars
From article: Recent Sips of California Pinot Noir