2005 Gloria Ferrer Estate Carneros Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 16,962 cases, 993 cases 375ml, $28. Barrel aged for nine months in 25% new oak. Made exclusively from free-run wine. · Lovely red cherry, wild herbs, earth and pine on the nose. Light but satisfying raspberry and cherry flavors with hints of tar, forest floor, herbs and char. Velvety texture, gentle tannins, clean and crisp on the finish. A nice daily drinker. Reviewed July 19, 2008

Winery: Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards
From article: Bob Iantosca: Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards