TALISMAN PINOT STARSCAPE '14
TALISMAN PINOT NOIR, STARSCAPE VINEYARD, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY 2014
NVWE Notes: Complex, elegant, sophisticated and forthcoming, the aromas of this Pinot fan-out as a perfume of sour red cherry, dried red cherry, red currant, dried cranberry, whortleberry, nougat, pink peppercorn, baking spices, star anise and dried pink rose. It is medium-rich in body, gently palate-coating and persistent, contrasting energetic fruit with mellower sweet-savory notes. The mid-palate and finishing flavors are a satisfying melange of raspberry cobbler, cranberry, pomegranate, sour cherry, red boysenberry, pink peppercorn, star anise, baking spices and sweet tobacco. Expect another two years of positive evolution. 338 cases produced.
This wine is thick in youthful tannin and earthy intrigue--an explosive, spicy and exotic expression of the variety that's all in. Wild strawberry, pine, clove and black tea intermingle with purpose and distinct power.