2013 Briceland Vineyards Ronda’s Vineyard Humboldt County Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., 98 cases, $35. Vineyard is located at 1,600 feet elevation a few miles west and north of Briceland. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. The nose reminds of a walk in the forest with aromas of pine resin, pine needle, and wild blackberries. The mid weight boysenberry fruit core is accented with notes of oak and pine. Welcome presence on the palate, with folded in tannins, admirable finesse, and a good finishing grip of acidity. I like this wine for its forest spirit. Score: 90. Reviewed January 17, 2016

Winery: Briceland Vineyards
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir