Best of the best barrels that are hand selected from every barrel of Pinot Noir we make. A potpourri of dried flowers and fresh fruit. There is a delightful balance to this wine. Pretty tannins on the finish display this wines cellar worthiness. Aging in 50% new French oak.
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2015 Russian River Pinot Noir
A lively, red fruit blast on the nose with cherry, raspberry, and black tea dominating the stage. The mid-palate saunters in like it owns the place....because it does. Lengthy and charming, complex and alert, this wine is made entirely by hand and is currently aging in a 1 year old Video (by Rousseau) barrel for 18+ months. Truly one of a kind.
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Bright cherry with a touch of forest floor own the introduction of this wine. A balanced, silky mid-palate slides into the earthy, floral finish while the toasted oak peeks out a the very end. Aging in 40% new French oak.
This special Pinot Noir from the family ranch brings a bright red raspberry and a touch of leather on the nose with a balanced mid palate and grip. A touch of oak on the very end. Aging in 35% new French oak.
Still tastes like Russian River Valley, but with a sprinkle of the Eastern Hills right on top. Bright red fruit intro quickly turns its attention to the luscious mid-palate. A weighty wine with a plethora of pairing possibilities. Aging in 25% new French oak.
Once again, this wine shows how four clones (115, 667, 838, 777) can come together as one. Santa Rosa plum and strawberry make an appearance on the nose with a slight tinge of French oak peeking out. Balanced and rich on mid-palate with a smooth outro into a complete, toasty finish. Aging in 40% new French oak.
Our first from this vineyard in Anderson Valley. Another 'deep end' Pinot Noir from off of Nash Mill Rd. Light to medium in color. Aromatically, this delicate wine offers plum and cherry with just a touch of cola on the mid-palate. Silky tannins and a dusting of toasty oak create an exciting end to a new beginning. Aging in 30% new French oak.
Peaches and honey waltz into a light, but satisfying mid palate that reflects the cool fermentation in Stainless Steel. This wine never touches oak.
Aromas of the blackberry, plum and blueberry with underlying nuances of sweet oak.
Are you in Love? This wines intro displays fresh blackberry, tea, and plum. Mid-palate is weighty and delicious. The finish takes its time leaving and will linger if allowed to. If you're patient, the Love will develop over time. Aging in 40% new oak.
A Starr (Road) is born. With over 15 years in the ground and cool, Russian River influenced growing conditions, these grapes were poised to be perfect. With a dark, fruit-forward intro, this wine strolls into a pronounced mid-palate of rhubarb and dark plum. Plenty of weight on the palate, the tannin structure is only overshadowed by the wines quaff-ability. Aging in 33% new French oak.
New Year, new clone. Welcome clone 23/Mariafeld from the Foppoili Home Ranch on Slusser Road, we've been eagerly waiting to make wine from this selection. Blueberry with depth introduces this classically structured wine. With a broad middle and a barrel influenced finish, this wine should develop nicely over the next few years. Aging in 25% new French oak.
Classic bramble of plum on front end. This wine showcases the vines age with structure and depth on mid palate leading into ripe tannins and a structure that will reward those who are patient.
Becoming familiar. We are pleased to offer another vintage of Anderson Valle Pinot Noir from the Akins property. Grown on the South facing slope of the Deep End of the Anderson Valley, this wine displays its cool climate roots. With red fruit and candy on the front end, it's a balanced wine from the entry to the finish. Aging in 33% new French oak and with a cool-climate tannin structure, this wine is why we love Anderson Valley.
Broad ripe fruit on the nose with distant strains of raspberry. A dynamic mid-palate with dark fruit and a velvet-like feel, this wine has great energy. Pairs well with jelly jars, creativity, and full pantries.
Lay it down. Our winemaker selected the best barrels from the vintage to create the best blend of Pinot Noirs that we can offer. Cranberry and red fruit, this wine's nose alone elevates our Pinot Noir efforts to a new level. Then, once you taste the wine, you realize that this is indeed something special. Rich mid-palate with a bit of oak influence that is represented throughout the entire profile of the wine. The wine's structure is this wine's clout. Some will benefit from aging, other will benefit from consuming. Aged in 50% new French oak.
Traditional, complex nose of apricot, peach, pear, citrus blossom and wild flowers. The mouth feel is harmoniously balanced between the richness of the 'stone fruits' on the palate and lively acidity.
Hand made and exclusive. Grown in West Sonoma County, every action of the winemaking process is done by hand. A very limited wine with a very special spot in the line-up. Much like 2015, this wine is graceful, elegant, and showcases its cool climate origins. Bright and balanced.
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This wine showcases our efforts from the Dry Creek Valley. With Bing Cherry, cocoa, and brown spice on the nose, with a medium body that balances the touch of oak that starts to shine through. Cigar box, cola, and vanilla support the finish of balanced, ripe tannins.
Family style. From the hands of the hard working comes a very special Pinot Noir. Blackberry and hay introduction shows that this comes from an actual farm. With this West of Petaluma quality comes complexity and intrigue. Complex and fruity mid-palate leaves a touch of nutmeg on the finish while the barrel flavors support the age-ability of this wine. Aged in 20% new French oak.
Classically structured Cabernet Franc with a confident nod towards the hills of Dry Creek Valley. Ripe cherry and a dusting of nutmeg introduce the wine while the mid-palate steals the show with fresh fruit, oak, and enough structure to alleviate those 'will it age well?' worries. Pairs well with anticipation and griled anything.
Limited Production - Complex aromas of honeysuckle, apricot, pear and peach. The mouth feel is rich, viscous with a crisp, yet longing finish with nuances of honey and stone fruit.
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