Ruby transparent red with aromas of ash and red strawberries. Acid plus with prominent tannins and very savory, ashy taste with a lot of minerality and firm structure. Still angry and not softened yet. Your go to wine for braised red met. This is not your fruity Pinot and eats up a lot of Sonoma Cabernets alive! Let it air at least an hour and you'll have monster of a wine ready for your complex meal.
From Magnum and decanted for 3 hours, which it needed. A dense wine but also elements of elegance. Overripe black cherries but also notes of blackberries and some dried herbs. A finish that lasted 20+ seconds and the tannins still had plenty of backbone.
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(Ken Wright Cellars Pinot Noir Freedom Hill Vineyard) Bright ruby-garnet in the glass. An intense nose of black cherry, blackberry, earth, cola, and fennel is followed by a full-bodied palate of mouthwatering fruit and elegant tannins. Long finish. Winery Spotlight: Ken Wright Cellars
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