2004 Domenico Wines Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., 2000 cases, $36. Owner and winemaker Dominick Chirichille (Dominic in Italian) has an ambitious lineup of multiple varietals he produces from his winery on the San Francisco Peninsula. Since beginning in 2005, the winery has won multiple awards in competitions. Grapes are sourced from the Santa Cruz Mountains and other California appellations. · Exotic woods and red fruits entice. Baking spices, including cinnamon, and red cherries and oak lead the parade. Mildly drying tannins characterize the finish. Reviewed December 16, 2007

Winery: Domenico Winery
From article: Pinot Noir Shootout Prelims