Dark red color. PNP, split bottle over 3 hours. This was a pretty typical fruit forward Cali pinot. Ripe red fruits up front, good spiciness, cherry, red berry on the nose. The palate is medium plus bodied, rather silky, ripe cherry, ripe raspberry with hints of pomegranate, wood spice, a little stemmy, cherry vanilla, medium finish. Tannins are well integrated. Probably drinking near peak. Not something I would seek out, but fans of the style will surely enjoy this even more.
This was really good directly after opening but saved half for day 2 and it was better still at that point. Easily could wait another couple of years to pop this one and if doing it now, just give it a couple of hours to open up or drink slowly over the course of prepping and eating a great meal.
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