The 1988 Hanzell Pinot Noir displays a mesmerizing ruby-red color in the glass, hinting at its age and elegance. On the nose, it presents a captivating bouquet with layers of complexity, revealing enticing aromas of ripe red berries, cherry preserves, and subtle notes of dried flowers and earthy undertones. The palate is graceful and refined, showcasing the wine's matured character. Rich flavors of black cherry, raspberry, and hints of baking spices dance on the taste buds, accompanied by a velvety texture and smooth tannins. As the wine lingers on the palate, it leaves a lasting impression of well-integrated flavors and a graceful, lingering finish. This 1988 Pinot Noir from Hanzell is a true testament to the estate's commitment to producing wines of exceptional quality and longevity.