2013 Bravium Beau Terroir Vineyard Napa Carneros Pinot Noir

12.9% alc., pH 3.44, TA 0.73, 147 cases, $39. Prerelease. Vineyard planted in 1994 and located adjacent Stanly Lane Vineyard. Swan, 115, Pommard clones. Yields 1.4 tons per acre. 100% de-stemmed. Native yeast fermentation. Aged 10 months in Francois Frères 4-year air-dried French oak barrels, 10% new. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately light cherry red color in the glass. The nose leads with aromas of herbs, cherries, and mushrooms on the grill. The light to mid weight flavors of darker cherries and raspberries are accented with tastes of spice, herbs, mushroom and noticeable oak. The tannins are soft and supportive and there is bright acidity on the finish. Score: 88. Reviewed June 14, 2015

Winery: Bravium
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir