...deep well of aromas: spiced cranberry sauce, dried tangerine peel, woodsmoke, aniseed and iron, gaining more nuance with air. The medium-bodied palate is grainy and fresh with intense, perfectly ripe fruits and a flourish of spices on the long finish.
Crushed rocks, rose petal, mint, sweet red berries and pine lend aromatic brilliance to this finely sculpted, nuanced Pinot from Joseph Phelps.
Fresh and juicy, with raspberry and cherry compote notes that have good energy from start to finish, stretching out nicely over light savory, anise and floral notes. The long, pure finish has nice detail.
Lots of mulled cherries, dried raspberries, savory herbs, and baking spice notes...medium-bodied, savory, complex...