February 17, 2020

2016 Moshin Vineyards Rosalina Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.8% alc., pH 3.70, TA 0.55, RS 0.1%, 200 cases, $58. Estate grown and bottled. Grapes are from a 5.5-acre estate vineyard planted in 2007 in Goldridge soil. Calera, Pommard, and W├Ądenswil 2A. Harvest Brix 24.0┬║. Aged 11 months in French oak barrels, 37% new. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Provocative aromas of Bing cherry, baking spices and bark. Quintessential Russian River Valley flavor profile of black cherry, cola, spice and a touch of toasty oak. Easily approachable, with a soft, dreamy texture and gracious tannins. Plenty of charm, with juicy cherry fruit fanning out on the lip-smacking finish. Score: 94. Reviewed May 3, 2019

Winery: Moshin Vineyards and Winery
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