Light ruby color, slightly cloudy. Neutral aroma. Soft fruit and earthy flavor. Very long finish. Light velvet texture. May have been a year or two past prime. Not a Pinot Noir fan per se, but this was truly excellent wine. Enjoyed on a sunset beach walk in Florida. (Three Buck Chuck probably would have tasted good that evening. ) Wish I had more.
Similar tasting notes as last time, But tonight had it alongside 06 Copain Kiser en Haut from Anderson Valley. These 2 pinots could not be more different. The Failla is, as before, dominate by bight red fruits. The Copain is much more subdued with flavors more of the spice and soil components. Both have similar acidity, finish, and longevity left, which I would say is another 5-6 years. This comparison was a draw.
Very burgundian pinot. Lean, moderate alcohol, some tannins, nice finish, nothing dominates, very well balanced. Fruit very bright but not dominating. The only thing that distinguishes this from Burg is no soil component.