Aquinas Pinot Noir 2017. North Coast, California. The 2017 Aquinas Pinot Noir offers robust aromas of raspberry, blackberry, black currant and clove spice notes. The wine’s elegant and rich mouthfeel is loaded with ripe, juicy fruit flavors and nuance black tea and soy notes adding complexity. The wine has well-integrated tannins from its 10 months in 100% French Oak and is balanced by good acidity leaving a lingering, flavorful finish.