2012 Rodney Strong Estate Pinot Noir

Slightly garnet in color with a nose of red berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild rustic notes along with some raspberries backed by some solid tannins and acidity. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm tannins and some spicy notes. This is definitely a bigger pinot. I would give it an 88 or so.

From the LCBO web site:
Rodney Strong Estate Pinot Noir (V)— VINTAGES#: 954834
STYLE – Medium-bodied & Fruity $24.95

Release Date:December 1, 2014
Alcohol/Vol 13.9% Made in: California, USA By: Rodney Strong Vineyards Sugar Content:5 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style: Medium-bodied & Fruity Description Russian River Valley is among the world’s finest areas outside Burgundy for growing Pinot Noir. This wine is beautifully intense with plum, cherry, beet, smoke and spice flavours. Pair with thick grilled pork chops, rotisserie chicken or grilled tuna steaks with mild salsa.

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