2013 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

2013 Santa Barbara County

Pinot Noir

Santa Barbara County is one of the most diverse growing areas on the West Coast. With soil diversity and unique micro climates, it is exciting to explore different sites but also fun to combine vineyards with the goal to make a wine that captures the whole Region.

Tasting Notes and Production Details

Fresh red and dark cherry fill the nose with hints of forest floor. The palate is rich, yet delicate and lasting.

Production Details

 

  • 26% Duvarita Vineyard; 35% John Sebastiano Vineyard; 39% presqu’ile Vineyard
  • 290 cases produced
  • Clones 113/115/667
  • Marina sandy loam soils with clay
  • Picked: 8/29/13 – 9/5/13
  • 10% whole cluster
  • Ave. 5 day cold soak
  • 8% new french oak, tight grain
  • Average of 13 days on the skins between lots
  • 10 months aging on lees
  •  No fining or filtration
  • Basket press
  • Gravity movements