2016 Olema Pinot Noir Sonoma County

Light-hearted and refreshing Pinot Noir

2016 Olema Pinot Noir Sonoma County
Olema is a second label of Amici Cellars, launched to celebrate Sonoma fruit. About two-thirds of this Pinot comes from vineyards in the Russian River Valley with the balance from the Sonoma Coast, and the wine aged 11 months in French oak, about one-third new.

It’s light red-fruited, delivering a splash of raspberry and cherry with pleasant hints of fresh fennel and anise seed. The oak is light-handed, just enough to add a filigree of texture and spice. It feels drinkably fresh, with solid acidity and a juicy finish.

Good by the glass or with light meats, poultry, cheeses, and hearty salads, it’s a well made California Pinot that delivers value for the price.

2016 Olema Pinot Noir Sonoma County
14.2% abv | $20 (sample)
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