2007 Jack Creek Cellars Kruse Vineyards Estate Reserve Central Coast Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., $42. The Kruse Vineyard is located at the South end of the Santa Lucia Highlands Mountain range in Templeton. · The big nose features black fruits, spice, white pepper, wood box and a hint of alcohol. Beefy core of blackberry, raspberry and bruised plum fruit with oak in the background. Very big and Caliesque. Heavy-handed with a jolt of tannin and alcohol. Reviewed September 5, 2009

Winery: Jack Creek Cellars
From article: Small Sips of Pinot