- Wine Type
- 100% Pinot Noir
- Santa Rita Hills
- 0.56 g/100ml
Grown in the white sandy soil at the Zotovich Vineyard in the western edge of the Santa Rita Hills appellation. For this Lea wine, we selected clones 114, 115, and 777 from areas of the vineyard which consistently produce excellent flavors.
Harvest: September 10th, 2014
Fermentation: Crushed into small open top fermenters and cold-soaked for two days, the must was inoculated and fermented on the skins for two weeks to develop full rich flavor and structure.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.
Bottling Date: November 10, 2015
Color: Rich ruby
Aromas: Blueberry, raspberry, with hint of vanilla
Palate: Elegant, well structured tannins, fresh berry flavors, long rich fruit finish