2014 Bucher Pommard Clone Bucher Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., pH 3.75, TA 0.60, 142 cases, $50. Released March 15, 2016. · Inaugural bottling. Harvest Brix 24.2ยบ average. Aged 10 months in 50% new French oak barrels. Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. A handsome wine with revelatory aromas of Bing cherry, strawberry and subtle toasty oak. Darker fruit flavors accented with clove spice lead the way on the mid weight palate, backed by filigree tannins. Nicely composed, with good finesse, and a pleasing finish. Score: 92. Reviewed August 17, 2016

Winery: Bucher Vineyard
From article: Recently Tasted Notable California Pinot Noirs