2012 Cloud Break California Pinot Noir

12.5% alc., $8.99. A Total Wine & More exclusive brand. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Nicely perfumed with fresh aromas of cherries, baking spices and subtle oak. A flavorful core of cherry and cranberry fruit is supported by good acidity and balanced tannins. A solid wine that is nicely crafted and easy to like. Score: 85. Reviewed December 19, 2013

Winery: Cloud Break
From article: The $9.99 Pinot Noir Challenge