2007 Halleck Vineyard Hallberg Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.9% alc., $55. 100% de-stemmed. 5-day cold soak, whole berry fermentation in 5-ton fermentation tanks. Aged 10 months in 30% new French oak. Clones 115 and 777. · Moderately light garnet color. Perfume of dark red cherries and plums accented with Provencal herbs and oak vanillin with a whiff of alcohol. Discreetly concentrated and tasty dark red Pinot fruits with accents of cola and brown spice. Velvety in the mouth with a fruity and pleasing finish. Reviewed July 9, 2009

Winery: Halleck Vineyard
From article: More Sips of 2007 California Pinot Noir