February 17, 2020

2010 Three Sticks “The James” Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., pH 3.62, TA 0.71, 145 cases, $60. 10% whole cluster. Aged 14 months in 70% new French oak barrels. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Very shy cherry fruit with notes of stem, herbs and oak on the nose. Crisp and lively on the palate, with exotically spiced dark cherry fruit, featuring very fine grain tannins and complimentary oak in the background. Finishes long and vibrant. Very good. Reviewed March 23, 2013

Winery: Three Sticks Wines
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