This perfumed nose shows beautiful spice notes of black pepper, nutmeg and mesquite with floral aromas of lavender and dried rose petal. Ripe blueberry, raspberry and blackberry bramble mingle throughout. The mouth mimics the nose with spice notes, maple, black cherry reduction and dried sage. Chocolate nibs, malted and cinnamon frame the sweet mid palate, fresh with juicy acidity and finishing with lovely long, dusty tannins.
The 2019 Pinot Noir Laurel wood District has a medium ruby color and alluring scents of cranberry sauce, allspice, conifer, nori and iron. The light-bodied palate offers notably concentrated flavors. It has a silky, mouthwatering frame and a long, layered finish streaked with bitters-like nuances. Best After 2023
Rich, almost liqueurlike cherry aromas with a trace of saline preview this wine perfectly. Each sip is like a bite from a blackberry tart, with black-pepper, lemon-mint and toasted chestnut flavors bringing up the rear. The tannins are sturdy, while the acidity is restrained