2006 Churchill Cellars Leepin Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.95% alc. (labeled 14.5%), pH 3.72, 300 cases, $39. Released September 1, 2008. Dijon clones 113, 115, 667 and 777. Aged 18 months in barrel. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. Flashy scents of red berries, berry jam and oak spice. Lovely marriage of cherry and berry flavors on the palate with underpinnings of oak, savory herbs and earth tones. A solid wine with admirable elegance. Very good. Reviewed July 15, 2010

Winery: Churchill Cellars
From article: Churchill Cellars: A Piece of Pinot Heaven