2015 Waits-Mast Nash Mill Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

13.2% alc., 70 cases, $42. Released November 2017. Average harvest Brix 23.5º. Clones 115, 667 and Pommard. 100% de-stemmed, proprietary yeast fermentation. Aged 16 months in French oak barrels, 33% new, and bottled unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Lovable aromas of red berries, fresh cherry, spice and sandalwood. Discretely concentrated essence of cherry and raspberry with impressive length in the mouth and on the finish.Luxurious mouthfeel, with very fine-grain tannins and a compliment of toasty oak in the background. This is clearly a special vineyard. Score: 93. Reviewed June 29, 2018

Winery: Waits-Mast Family Cellars
From article: Recently Tasted Pinot Noir & Chardonnay