2014 Nielson by Byron Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.58, TA 0.55, $29. Small lot fermentations, 10% whole cluster, extended maceration for some tanks. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 15% new. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Lovely aromas of fresh berry tart and kitchen baking spices. Juicy and suave on the palate, with vivacious flavors of dark red strawberries and boysenberries. Very giving, with impressive balance. Score: 90. Reviewed April 2, 2016

Winery: Byron Vineyard & Winery
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