Pinot Noir Rancho La Vina Vyd 2012

Savory and peppery. Nicely blends richness with vivacity and finishes focused and very long with lingering floral character and smooth tannins.

Tasting Notes

Aromas of raspberry preserve, spicecake, smoky minerals, and floral pastille. Silky, round palate, with a zesty minerality and red fruit liqueur flavors. Richness blended with focused vivacity, floral character and smooth tannins.

Food Pairing

Roasted root vegetables with olives and shaved pecorino, Maple-mustard roast chicken, Slow-roast salmon with tarragon

Tech Details

Hand-harvested from the Rancho La Viña Vineyard, which has low fertility soils - sandy loam and clay - resulting in concentrated berries. 40% whole-cluster fermentation and pressed with an ultra-gentle stainless steel basket press in an 8-hour cycle. Fermented in small lots (2 tons) with native yeast only. Year-round barrel maturation at 55 degrees. No fining, no filtering, and two racking and two SO2 addition prior to bottling. Aged 22 months in 25% new French oak and 12 months in bottle.
Varietal Composition:
100% Pinot Noir
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