Domaine Della 2018 Terra Del Promissio Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir featured

Domaine Della 2018 Terra Del Promissio Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir.

We opened this goodie for Thanksgiving.  Domaine Della continues to impress with extremely high quality. On the nose, aromas of dark fruit, forest floor, and brambleberry. The palate opens with bright acid plus cranberries, followed by red raspberries, and cherries. There are still some tannins. This baby could probably age another few years with no problem.  

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