2017 J. Rochioli Vineyards & Winery River Block Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., $90. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Unreal aromas of dark cherry, Asian 5-spice and musk. A luscious array of middleweight red and black cherry flavors saturate the mid palate and persist over an unbelievably long, sit-up-in-your-chair finish. In all my years of tasting Pinot Noir, I have rarely come across a wine with such a lengthy finish. There are many subtleties to be discovered including flavors of spice, sassafras and complimentary oak. This superb wine gives even more pleasure when tasted several hours after opening. Score: 96. Reviewed May 3, 2020

Winery: J. Rochioli Vineyard & Winery
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