A clean and bright red fruit-focused Pinot Noir, with notes of rose petal and white pepper.
Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Vineyard: Trout Gulch, Alfaro Family, Lester Family Vineyards
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains
Production: 141 cases
Strawberry sorbet and pomegranate syrup aromas converge on the nose of this appellation blend. The palate is clean if a bit subdued compared to the single-vineyard offerings, showing snappy berry, rose petal and white pepper flavors.
Consisting of a blend of 25% Lester Family Vineyard Pinot Noir, 50% Alfaro Family Vineyard Pinot Noir and 25% Trout Gulch Vineyard Pinot Noir. The finished wine was fermented with 50% whole cluster and aged 11 months in neutral French oak.
This vintage consists of 3 vineyards from within the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA. Trout Gulch, Alfaro Family and Lester Family vineyards all have their unique clonal materials, site elevation and soil composition, which help showcase the Santa Cruz Mountains as a whole in this bottling.