2006 Carmel Road Monterey Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., $15. Produced by Carmel Road Winery in Soledad and bottled at Carmel Road Winery in Santa Rosa. · Darkly colored. The nose is not appealing with oak, tobacco and herbs dominating the dark fruit in the background. Earthy blackberry and plum fruit with a coat of mocha dust. The finish is dry, tart and short. Reviewed November 17, 2008

Winery: Carmel Road Winery
From article: California Recession-Busting Pinots