- Wine Type
- 100% Pinot Noir
- Santa Rita Hills
- 0.55 g/100ml
Clones 114, 115, and 777 were selected from the Zotovich Vineyard. With the vineyard’s white sandy soil, and very cool climate, these grapes develop bright almost perfume-like Pinot Noir 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 11 months in French oak barrels (20% new, 80% 2 year old).
Bottling Date: August 18, 2015
Color: Deep ruby
Aromas: Fresh berries, slightly toasty, with hint of vanilla
Palate: Well structured, classic Santa Rita Pinot flavors, long fruit finish