2016 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

2016
  • Pinot Noir
  • Sonoma Coast

Sonoma Coast

$45.00

Tasting Notes

Ripe wild cherry, beautiful earthy “Pinot funk”. Crisp acid with red and purple fruit, long finish with hints of black tea
Alcohol
14.2
Cases
400

In The Vineyard

Vineyard
Petersen Vineyard
Clones
667, 115
Vineyard Age
Planted in 1996
Site
Located in Petaluma Gap
Soils
Goldridge Sandy Loam

Harvest

Harvest Date
September 20, 2016

Harvest Brix

24.5
Growing Season
Persistent dry conditions brought an early harvest. Smaller clusters and berries resulted, bringing a lighter yield of more concentrated fruit.

Winemaking

Hand-harvested grapes
Fermented with native yeast
Extended period of cold soak and maceration
Hand-punched cap, 2 times per day
Native malolactic fermentation in barrels
Aged 9 months in Damy, Francios Freres, Radoux, and Cadus French oak barrels; 35% new
Unfined and unfiltered

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