Californian Pinot Noir 2009

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Highly drinkable yet in many cases ageworthy, the lauded 2009 California Pinot Noirs benefted from a mild winter and a cool summer - perfect for this temperamental grape. See Linda Murphy's pick of the best Californian Pinot Noirs here...
Californian Pinot Noir 2009, Melville
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Melville Vineyards, Santa Rita Hills

Melville Vineyards, Santa Rita Hills
Perfumed floral aromas with a classic Santa Rita Hills fruit profile of dark cherry and plum, with baking-spice and potpourri nuances. Concentrated and youthful. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price: £25 Genesis Wines
Drink: 2012–2018
Alc: 14.1%