Elegant aromas of confiture, Rainier cherry, iron and clay
waft delicately from the glass.


On the palate, high-toned wild berry, savory game, and a touch of clove
are framed by ultrafine-grained tannins and bright acidity.

Growing Conditions

Relative to the preceding three years, the 2016 growing season was notably cooler, with lower than
average daytime highs and colder nights. Though harvest commenced a week earlier than typical, the
weather remained stable throughout the ripening phase with no significant heat spikes. The result was
balanced fruit of optimal quality and a short harvest period, concluding within a two to three-week


Hand-harvested at night, sheers only.


Bottled unfined and unfiltered.


 9% whole cluster inclusion
 Fermented in small, open-top stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts
 5-6 day cold soak, 14 day maceration
 Gentle punchdowns
 Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrel


Aged 10 months in French oak barrels; 59% new

Coopers: Cadus, Damy, Francois Frères, Louis Latour


Garnet with a deep violet core, the 2016 Hyde Vineyard Pinot Noir is refinement, balance, restraint,
and precision encapsulated in a single wine.

Food Pairing

Try with thinly sliced saucisson sec, or a
classic duck confit salad with peppery arugula. Serve at 50°-55° F.