(From «nv» Vintage) The wine opens to reveal lifted fruit aromas of bright strawberry and jammy fruit, mocha, and vanilla, along with toasty oak notes. Expressive boysenberry, blackberry, dark cherry, juicy strawberry, and toasty mocha flavors lend complexity and depth on the palate. The well-integrated oak provides structure and depth seldom seen in Pinot Noir.
Not yet reviewed; PinotFile wrote this regarding the 2009 vintage: ...47% Sonoma County, 19% Monterey County, 34% Santa Barbara County. 'May-OH-mee.' Winemaker Joseph J. Wagner of Belle Glos Wines. Dark reddish-purple hue in the glass. Demure blueberry and plum sauce aromas with distracting oak char. Teeth-staining core of vivid black raspberry, strawberry, plum and cassis flavors with an underpinning of oak toast and vanillin. Blessed with pillowy tannins.