2005 Ortman Family Vineyards, Santa Rita Hills, Pinot Noir


Press and Tasting Notes

This is a dark, extracted wine that exhibits aromas of vanilla, blackberries and sage with a subtle earthiness and hints of orange peel. Juicy dark fruit flavors unfold with accents of cola and toasty caramel. Notes of blackberry linger on a full, balanced finish.



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