2012 Redtree California Pinot Noir

12.5% (label), 13.08% (website) alc., pH 3.63, TA 0.58, 60,000 cases, $8.99, screwcap. From Cachetti Wine Company. · Medium reddish-purple color in the glass. Very aromatic initially with scents of cherry, cranberry, red licorice, spice and pipe smoke, fading some over time in the glass. Middleweight flavors of black cherry and raspberry draped in firm tannins. Score: 83. Reviewed December 19, 2013

Winery: Redtree
From article: The $9.99 Pinot Noir Challenge