2017 Highwayman Reserve Pinot Noir
The telltale dried cherry and bright strawberry on the nose guides us down the road of sensory bliss. Cranberry compote and earthiness on the entry and mid-palate are balanced by herbal tea and cedar on the lingering back end. Notes of minerality and clean, light tannins round out this big beauty and drinks extremely well now or can be cellared for 5-7 years. Pairs delightfully with all things Fall--like roasted leg of lamb with herb-cherry reduction or wild mushroom pappardelle pasta. If you're so inclined to be in the kitchen for a spell, a Beef Wellington would be perfect here too.