2013 Gary Farrell Hallberg Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.44, TA 0.67, 1,290 cases, $55. Released January 21, 2015. The 100-acre Hallberg Vineyard is located in the Green Valley of Russian River Valley appellation. Mostly de-stemmed with a small portion of whole cluster. 5 to 7-day cold soak, 10 to 15-day extended maceration. Aged 14 months on the primary lees in 100% French oak barrels, 40% new. · Moderately light reddish purple hue in the glass. This wine aims to please with aromas and flavors of red berries, blueberries, and cherries with a modicum of oak contribution. Light to mid weight in size, with appealing tension and an uplifting cut of acidity typical of Gary Farrell wines. Quite charming. Score: 92. Reviewed August 18, 2015

Winery: Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery
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