2020 Pinot Noir
Sta. Rita Hills
Fermentation: 76% Stainless steel open tops | 14% concrete open tops | 10% wood open top tank
Time in barrel: 15 months | 40% new French oak | 29% once used French oak |31% twice used French oak
Nose: Inviting aromas of pomegranate, fresh tangerine juice and cranberry, entwined with black cardamom spice, violets, birch bark, and raw honeycomb.
Mouth: Lush flavors of red raspberry and rhubarb give way to an alluring, velvety mouthfeel. Ripe plum and dark cherry are seamlessly layered with faint notes of black tea, wrapped around soft, pillowy tannins. Vibrant, with pure concentration culminating in a memorable, lingering finish.
Recommended Drinking Age: Three to five years after release although 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.