Merry Edwards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2014
This wine is delightfully forward, showing off a lifted aroma packed with ripe brambleberry, blueberry pie, blackberry jam, cassis and dark cherries. A generous allowance of new oak crafted by our favorite French coopers contributes a mosaic of spices − sweet Madagascar vanilla bean, anise, cinnamon, nutmeg and sandalwood. Dried porcini mushrooms, cola, caramel, cocoa, chai spice and a hint of Earl Grey tea complete the intricately layered profile. In the mouth, lavish flavors magnify this Pinot's bouquet. The entry is intense with weighty sweet tannins that are expansive and round, building to a full, lingering finish. This striking wine truly represents Russian River at its yummy best!
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley|
Wine SpectatorDisplays a rich core of dusty wild berry and blackberry flavors, with dried herb and underbrush details in the mix, topped off by a loamy earth edge. Drink now through 2022. 5,655 cases made.