Fess Parker Pommard Clone Pinot Noir 2014
|Region||California, Central Coast, Sta. Rita Hills|
Wine AdvocateCassis, spicy oak, dried flowers, sappy herbs and licorice all emerge from the 2014 Pinot Noir Pommard Clone, which is medium to full-bodied, pure, concentrated and rich, with a supple, polished, textured style on the palate. It's a terrific wine and should drink well for 4-6 years. Brought up in 50% new French oak, it shows the slightly darker, earthier style of the Pommard Clone.
Wine EnthusiastBoysenberry, black plum, condensed rose petal and cola touches show on the nose of this clonal selection, which offers very purple-seeming aromas. Ripe black cherry fruit leads the palate, followed by rounded vanilla notes, over a backdrop of thyme, bay leaf and graphite.