2005 Scharffenberger Cellars Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.76, 133 cases, $23. Released in the spring of 2008. Sourced from Perkins-Clark and Redwood Grove vineyards. Clones 114, 115, 667 (55%), Pommard and 13 and 32. 100% de-stemmed. Aged 10 months in 18% new French oak barrels. Light filtration. · Alluring aromas of black cherries and sandalwood. A lighter style that is at its drinking peak showing flavorful notes of black cherries and raspberries with subtle and stylish spice in the background. An excellent value. Good. Reviewed June 8, 2010

Winery: Scharffenberger Cellars
From article: Anderson Noir Valley Pinot Festival: After the Smoke Clears