Orin Swift Slander Pinot Noir 2017
The 2017 Pinot Noir Slander aged ten months in 30% new French oak. Pale to medium ruby-purple colored, it leaps from the glass with energetic kirsch, crushed raspberries and redcurrant notes with hints of sassafras, violets, dark chocolate and black pepper. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is laden with red and black berry layers, framed by plush tannins and great freshness, finishing long and spicy. 8,800 cases produced.
Peppery undercurrents accent the spiced cherry and dark currant flavors. The minerally finish features slate and hot stone details. Drink now. 8,800 cases made.