2006 Halleck Clone 828 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., 266 cases, $55. Sourced from a vineyard near Annapolis. Aged in 30% new French oak barrels. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Aromas of black cherries, spice and balsam. Flavorful, mid weight, earth-kissed black cherry core with subtle smoky oak in the background, all wrapped in firm tannins, offering a soft mouth feel, and finishing with a cherry-fueled note. Good. Reviewed November 7, 2012

Winery: Halleck Vineyard
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