2013 Joseph Jewell Alderpoint Vineyard Humboldt County Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.51, TA 0.56, 100 cases, $34. Martini clone. Yield 2.01 tons per acre. 100% de-stemmed. Aged 10 months in French oak barrels, 25% new. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Both fruity and savory aromas announce the wine, including scents of cherry, raspberry, spice, underbrush, oak and herbs. A polished wine on the palate, with mid weight flavors of cherry, raspberry and boysenberry, framed by matching tannins and a subtle top note of oak. The finish is modest but satisfying. Score: 90. Reviewed March 12, 2016

Winery: Joseph Jewell Wines
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