Black cherry, cranberry , cola and pomegranate aromas.
Long and full on the palate with bright plum and
rhubarb notes and a refreshingly zesty finish.
We’ve made our Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
exclusively from fruit that is sourced for our single-vineyard wines. These vineyards
highlight Pinot Noir at its best from the Sonoma Coast AVA: cooler sites with lower
yields, resulting in amazing concentration and vibrancy.
Goldridge soil series, which is well-drained and highly erodible, with poor
nutrients forcing vines to struggle thus delivering dense fruit clusters. Overall climate
is cool, foggy and sometimes windy; however, with enough sunshine to produce fruit
with intense color and flavors.
Following heavy rains in February, budbreak began along the coast in the first week
of March. With fully saturated soils and warmer than usually temperatures, the vines
brought the 2014 fruit to maturity with great concentration and big round tannins.
Clones: 75% Pommard, 19% Dijon 828, 6% Dijon 777
After night harvesting , the fruit travels before sunrise to Saintsbury.
remains separate and receives gentle handling starting at the sorting table through to
the open top fermenters for 5 day cold soak, 13 days total cuvaison.
10 months in 25% new, 15% 1-year old, and 60% neutral French Oak barrels.
Paella, Grilled eggplant pizza and Texas-style brisket.