2009 Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills
of black cherry dance out of the glass accompanied by hints of dill and pencil
shavings. On the palate, the first impression is of a well-mannered
sophisticate with brandied cherries and pomegranate framed gently by sage and Oolong
tea. Its firm structure, and lingering minerality reveal a hidden dark and
brooding nature that will reward those willing to explore its nuanced depths.
(90 cases produced)