Aristo Wine -- Russian River Valley 2016 Pinot Noir
14.1% Alcohol by Volume.
Nose: It has an invitingly complex bouquet of baked cherry pie, allspice, dried orange peel, and strawberry jam. A pleasantly solid example of a Russian River Pinot Noir.
Palate: This is a medium-bodied wine full of tangy red fruits, red cherry, orange peel, with a shiitake mushroom and white pepper twist on its lingering finish.
Color: light red
About the AVA:
Region: Russian River Valley
RRV is within Sonoma County. Known worldwide for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. With over 15,000 acres planted to grapevines, there is a broad range of wines from the Russian River Valley. Cool-climate-loving varietals thrive. Pinot-perfect climate combined with an amazing complexity of soil types, results in wines that reflect their individual sites but share a common thread. Aromas tend to be bright, with focused fruit, ranging from wild strawberries and raspberries to red and black cherries. Notes of cola and baking spices are common. In the mouth they are rich and velvety, with their high degree of ripeness, kept in check by bright acidity.