This wine is the result of traditional methods, one great vineyard, and a love for Old World wines. A refined wine, exemplifying poise and elegance. It showcases not only the purity of fruit that can be found in Santa Maria, but also the alluring baking spice and black tea notes that Presqu'ile is known for.
2016 Pinot Noir, Presqu’ile Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley
Baking spice, black tea, rose petal, and red fruit dominate the nose. Soft delicate red fruit and spice fill out the palate, held together by a firm structure.
- 100% Presqu’ile Vineyard, organic farming
- 149 cases produced
- Clone/Rootstock: 667/own root
- Marina sandy loam soils
- Picked: 8/16/2016
- 15% whole cluster
- 12 days on the skins
- 17% new French Oak, tight grain
- 10 months aging on lees
- No fining or filtration
- Basket press
- Gravity movements
Alc. 13% | pH 3.60 | Total Acid: 5.9g/l