Calera Reed Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
|Region||California, Central Coast, Mt. Harlan|
Cigar-box spice, sandalwood, hibiscus, cinnamon, wild strawberries and black olive converge on the nose of this wine by Josh Jensen, who created the appellation single-handedly. A lovely sense of airy and fresh pomegranate-raspberry juice pervades the snappy palate, with just enough anise to keep it interesting.
Well-focused on a tight-knit core of blackberry, wild berry, cedar, licorice, spice and snappy acidity that keeps the tannins fresh and lively, fanning out on the finish where a floral, perfumed plum scent emerges and joins the chalkiness. Drink now through 2021. 450 cases made.