From the Winery
2019 PINOT NOIR
RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
Fermentation: 75% Stainless steel open tops | 25% concrete open tops | 5% whole cluster
Time in barrel: 16 months | 44% new French oak | 23% once used French oak |30% twice used French oak | 5% Concrete Tank
Nose: Boysenberry and cherry with light pastry cobbler and gentle aromas of savory spice, aged black tea and vanilla bean.
Mouth: Black cherry and juicy red plum intertwined with fresh earth and faint tobacco leaf. A seductive broad texture with vibrant acidity and a silky soft mouthfeel, followed by a suede finish with an earthy characteristic and a balancing high tone. Well-rounded with subtle, finely integrated tannins.
Recommended Drinking Age: Three to five years after release although it will age gracefully over the next 10 years when properly cellared. Should you wish to enjoy sooner, we recommend decanting for two to three hours.