(2008 Vintage) Clear medium garnet hue. This youthful, wine boasts aromas of smoke, butterscotch, vanilla, strawberry, cherry, and anise. Dry, medium to light body, with lively acidity. Lighter, soft tannins, with complexity in the mouth--minerally, oak, tart cherries,and red fruits. This wine is balanced with a long finish. A lighter Pinot, but very layered.