This is the last of my 2009 Schug Pinot. I first drank it 10 years ago and really enjoyed it. With cellaring this wine has turned to a pale garnet color. I get pronounced aromas of stewed cherry and strawberry, bakers spice, cardamom, orange peel, cherry cola, vanilla, butterscotch/caramel and red plum compote. Very complex and intriguing. The palate is dry and delicious. Low tannins coupled with medium acidity and medium (-) body lead me to quite pronounced flavors of cooked red fruit, spices, oak nuance and tertiary notes along with the cola and caramel. The finish is medium in length and very smooth. I have been amazed at how this wine has evolved- stunning, with years left. Drink till 2026 with white meat or even strong fish dishes- think grilled Mackerel or Salmon on the plank. 92 points and for $35 it gets 5 stars. Salut….