2013 Willowbrook Kaufman Sunnyslope Vineyard Sonoma Mountain Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., 207 cases, $42. Double Gold Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Vineyard planted in 1994 and owned by Jim and Sue Kaufman, this 6-acre vineyard sits on the cooler north side of the Sonoma Mountain AVA. Clone 777. · Moderately light cherry red color in the glass. A welcome perfume of fresh cherries and cranberries great the drinker. Elegantly composed, with charming flavors of cherry, raspberry, cola and smoky oak. The tannins are refined and the finish is particularly notable for its silkiness and extended length. Score: 91. Reviewed December 12, 2015

Winery: Willowbrook Cellars
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay