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2011 Byron Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., pH 3.65, TA 0.50, $19. Aged 10 months in 20% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Very fragrant with an array of aromas including dark berries, spice, Hoison, cigar box and oak. Flavorful plum and boysenberry fruits with complimentary toasted and tobacco-imbued oak in the background. A middleweight style with balanced tannins and easy drink ability. Very good concentration for the vintage. A respectable representation of the Santa Barbara County region and an excellent valuepriced wine for everyday drinking. Good. Reviewed April 13, 2013

Winery: Byron Vineyard & Winery
From article: Finding the Central Coast