2010 Wren Hop Vineyards Stolen Crown Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., pH 3.73, 75 cases, $62. Clones 667, 777 and 115. Aged 14 months in 100% new French oak barrels. · Dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Aromas of black grape juice, blackberry jam, cooked fruit and oak. Full-bodied, rich and dense with dark berry fruit, prodigious tannins including some oak tannins, notes of oak-driven dark caramel and anise in the background, finishing with a bit of heat. Decent. Reviewed December 8, 2012

Winery: Wren Hop Vineyards
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