2008 Carr Vineyards & Winery Three Vineyards Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., 350 cases, $38. Released in March 2010. Sourced from Turner Vineyard, The Yard Vineyard and Lindsay’s Vineyard. Clones 777, Pommard, 115, 114. Aged 12 months in 15% new French oak barrels. · Shy nose initially, opening over time displaying aromas of black cherries, strawberries and sweet oak. Crafted in a lighter vein and soft in the mouth with vivid flavors of red berries, cherry skins, sandalwood, vanilla wafer and a touch of citric lift on the finish. A tasty, solid wine that will find many fans. Good (+). Reviewed July 15, 2010

Winery: Carr Vineyards & Winery
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