What We’re Drinking – Prophecy Pinot Noir

The nose shows very ripe, even a little stewed, cherries. Candied cherries and strawberries, with black pepper and vanilla, come through on the palate. This is a soft, round, crowd-pleasing wine that will satisfy the neophytes. Recommended. 85 points. DBH

WHO: Prophecy Wines
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHEN: 2015
WHERE: California
HOW MUCH: $14 (media sample)