Pinot Paradise Notes by Grape Nutz

Great writeup about 2015 Pinot Paradise by Ken Zinns of Grape Nutz.

Left Bend 2012 Pinot Noir, Muns Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains. From 115, 667, and 777 clones, made with 25% whole clusters and aged in 40% new French oak. Medium-light ruby color, with plummy and spicy aromas, plus notes of tea leaf, earth, and sweet oak. Medium weight with good structure, finishing with fine, chalky tannins, nice.

Left Bend 2013 Pinot Noir, Muns Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains (barrel sample). 
To be bottled about a month after the tasting. Similar color to the previous wine, this showed pure fruit character, along with a hint of flowers. Fairly big and structured in the mouth, this will need some bottle age to unwind.