2013 Graton Ridge Cellars Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., $45. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Aromas of cherry, dried herbs and chalky earthy lead to a mid weight styled wine with flavors of Bing cherry, red berry, tobacco and oak char. Easy to drink, with silky tannins and a slightly tart cherrydriven finish which leaves a trail of oak. Score: 87. Reviewed February 5, 2016

Winery: Graton Ridge Cellars
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir