2009 Drew Fog-Eater Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., pH 3.60, TA 0.66, 370 cases, $40. Release June, 2011. A blend from two organically farmed sites: 60% Balo Vineyard (777, 828, Martini), 40% Monument Tree Vineyard (667, 115, 114). 30% whole cluster, aged 11 months in 25% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the class. Nicely perfumed with aromas of black cherries and blueberries with a hint of spice. Flavors of red plums and black cherries with a subtle note of oak and stem. Well-suited tannic backbone. Still young and undeveloped. Good. Reviewed July 1, 2011

Winery: Drew Family Cellars
From article: Andersonoir Valley Pinot Noir Festival