Talley Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 2014
Vinous"(aged for 14 months in French oak, 26 percent of it new): Brilliant ruby-red. Highly fragrant, spice-accented aromas of red and dark berry preserves and floral pastilles; a hint of vanilla emerges with air. Expansive raspberry and cherry-cola flavors are energized and lifted by juicy acidity and a late jolt of white pepper. Packs a solid punch but comes off lithe, finishing with excellent focus, well-knit tannins and strong persistence. -- Josh Raynolds"
Wine EnthusiastTangy raspberry, hibiscus and sweet pomegranate notes meet a brick-like minerality on the nose of this appellation blend. It's light and easy on the palate, its fruit notes lifted by hints of cola and chaparral spice.
Wine SpectatorDisplays a dusty, earthy, savory edge that tilts toward the dry and dusty side at the expense of a more forward fruit purity. An attractive and easy-to-enjoy wine. Drink now. 5,018 cases made.