2006 Patassy Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., $17. This vineyard is farmed by Frank and Stephan Patassy. It borders Atascadero Creek near Sebastopol. Aged 14 months in French oak. · Aromas of crushed, ripe strawberries, wet leaves and prune. A lighter and savory style featuring very ripe fruit flavors unusual for the Green Valley. Tastes of herbs and bourbon creep in. A value-priced daily drinker. Decent. Reviewed February 15, 2010

Winery: Patassy Vineyards
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