2007 Lionheart Wines Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.61% alc., 48 cases, $40. This is a small boutique winery founded by winemaker Leon C. Glover III whose goal is crafting food-friendly wines. This wine is composed of clones 115, 667, 777 and 828. · The nose displays dusty dark fruit which is a touch candied and nicely accented by herbs. Some alcohol shows up over time in the glass. Moderately rich dark red fruits on the attack with a sidecar of savory herbs. The tannins are powdery and the finish is dry and pleasing. The wine picks up intensity in the glass and grows on you over time. Reviewed May 7, 2009

Winery: Lionheart Wines
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