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, La Crema Russian River
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La Crema, Russian River Valley

La Crema, Russian River Valley
Concentrated and full throttle, with ripe red-cherry fruitiness, yet it’s also keenly balanced and refreshing for the style. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price: £25.95–£26.50 Fells, Secret Cellar, Slurp, Swig
Drink: 2012–2015
Alc: 14.6%