2014 Yates Conwill Vineyard Pinot noir
Once imbibed an explosion of blueberries with a fresh squeeze of lemon is obvious. A smooth, mouth enveloping wash shows more French Green Plum Tart followed by a raisin cinnamon bagel toasted and almost burnt to where the raisins are starting to caramelize.
Think perfectly aged Barolo without the aggressive attack. How did this happen? Step away for a while then come back to experience smashed raspberries with diced kumquat. How weirdly satisfying is that combination?
More patience reveals blackberries, wild plums, sous bois (forest floor) then caramelized plums, dusty raspberries, salmonberries, black currants soaked in Marc tossed over ripe Epoisses cheese and spread over a crusty baguette sitting on a large piece of slate. This is living…