Pinot Noir Turner Vyd 2012

Burgundian in stlye, revealing lots of sour cherry, forest floor, wild herbs and sweet spice to go with a medium-bodied, beautifully pure and elegant style on the palate.

Tasting Notes

Aromas of black raspberry, Indian spices, licorice, and smoky minerals. Deeply concentrated and lively. Long spicy finish, showing outstanding clarity and a hint of tannins.

Food Pairing

Butternut squash curry, Duck with dried cherry sauce, braised fennel

Tech Details

The grapes were hand-harvested from the Turner Vineyard in the northwestern part of the Santa Rita Hills appellation. The botella clay soil provides a rich, structured wine. 75% whole-cluster fermentation and pressed with 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 in 50% new French oak for 22 months and 12 months in bottle.
Varietal Composition:
100% Pinot Noir
Avg Elevation:
1300 feet
Avg Age of Vines:
10 years
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