Domaine Anderson Pinot Noir 2012
The estate winery has been among the pioneering growers of pinot noir and chardonnay in the Anderson Valley. Domaine Anderson believes that great wines are made in the vineyards with minimum intervention in the cellars. In our world, truly exceptional wines express the uniqueness of their birthplace or "terroir."
A bright and lucid expression of Pinot Noir's captivating virtues, this wine fills the palate with black cherry, raspberry, and sumptuous red plum. A breath of clove lends perfect balance to this wine. Beneath its silkiness lies a core of tannin emboldened by acidity, showing energy and graceful agility. Not to be defined by the dominant fruits, the mid-palate reveals a compelling extension of tenebrous earth notes. Molasses and a hint of sweet oak are woven in, creating depth and sustained intrigue. The finish is striking with vitality and charm.