BLACKSTONE SONOMA RESERVE PINOT NOIR - 2009
14.5% alcohol. From Sonoma and Napa County Vineyards. 100% barrel aged in French oak.
Bright, transparent red color with a strawberry-raspberry nose. Cranberry, cherry, charred oak with vanilla and spiced berry on the finish.
SCORE & RECOMMENDATION:
A good mouthfeel, pretty well-rounded and you can see your hand through the glass like you should with a good Pinot Noir. Nice, clean fruit expressions. Retails for approximately $18 a bottle.