2010 La Fenêtre Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., 375 cases, $49. Backbone is from G block, one of the own-rooted sections of the vineyard planted in 1973. The remainder is a mix of clone 115 and 777 from N and Q blocks. Aged 18 months in French oak barrels. · Medium reddishpurple color in the glass. Hi-tone aromas of fresh cherries and dried rose petals. Very soft and seamless on the palate, with a flavorful core of black cherries and spice. Very good. Reviewed April 13, 2013

Winery: La Fenêtre Wines
From article: Along The Pinot Trail: 2013 World of Pinot Noir