2015 Drew “The Fog-Eater” Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., 350 cases, $45. Goal is a quintessential Anderson Valley wine. Vine age averages 20 years. Yields 1.1-2.2 tons per acre. A blend of 30% Valenti, 21% Balo, 21% Fashauer, 15% Perli and 10% Joshua’s vineyards. Rochioli, Pommard, 115, 667 and 777. Native ferments, 20% whole cluster. Aged 11 months in seasoned oak. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Plenty of cherry and spice on the nose. Charming strawberry and cherry flavors in a mid weight style with easy tannins. Accents of spice, mushroom and botanic notes add interest. Score: 91. Reviewed July 9, 2017

Winery: Drew Family Cellars
From article: Tasting 2015 Pinot Noir at Drew Estate in Elk with Jason Drew