2012 Thomas Fogarty Razorback Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

12.9% alc., 239 cases, $70. 2 acres of Swan selection and clones 115, 667 and 777 planted in 1986 at 1400 feet elevation in sandstone and shale. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Reserved aromas of cherry, spice and sawdust. Light to mid weight flavors of red cherries with a mantle of savory dried herbs and oak. Juicy, with soft tannins. The most agreeable wine to drink now among the vineyard designates tasted in this vintage, but seems a bit shallow on the attack and finish. Score: 88-89. Reviewed July 12, 2015

Winery: Thomas Fogarty Winery
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