2013 Brutocao Cellars Slow Lope’n Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc.,1,875 cases, $24. Family owners have been farming in southern Mendocino County since 1943. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. The nose offers a pleasing blend of fruit black cherry and savory earthy flora and herb aromas. Beautifully composed with vivid flavors of black cherry, black raspberry and spice framed by chalky, fine grain tannins, and finishing with modest length. An engaging wine that also represents enviable value. Score: 91. Reviewed July 24, 2016

Winery: Brutocao Cellars
From article: Press Tasting of Current Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Releases