2014 Sta. Rita Hills John Sebastiano Vineyard Pinot Noir

2014 Sta. Rita Hills
John Sebastiano Vineyard

Pinot Noir

Exceptional growing conditions, personalized farming and a minimalistic approach in the winery contributes to a pure expression of vintage and site. This Pinot Noir is an exemplary product of passion and condition.

Tasting Notes and Production Details

Pomegranate, raspberry and forest floor dominate the nose, with hints of clove. Juicy red and dark fruit lingers long and vibrant on the palate.

Production Details

  • 100% John Sebastiano Vineyard
  • 200 cases produced
  • Clone/Rootstock: 44%-115/101-14 and 56% -667/101-14
  • Soils: Marina sand and Chamise shaly loam
  • Picked: 8/22/14 – 8/24/14
  • 5-7 day cold soak
  • 12 days on the skins
  • Basket Pressed
  • 12.5% new French Oak, tight grain
  • No fining or filtration
  • All gravity movements
  • True expression of vintage and site