2005 Three Sons Cuvee Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes: Clear and bright, gemlike in color. A bit of coconut and spicy nose with a luscious, textural mouthful. This wine is incredible. Bright acid that is mellowing, Great fruit and slightly earthy finish.
Vineyard and Winemaking Notes
Vineyard: The Farm, Hallberg Vineyards, and Hawk's Roost, Russian River Valley AVA
These grapes were picked before sunrise, hand-sorted and destemmed then cold soaked for 5 days before going through whole berry fermentation and receiving 2 punch-downs per day. Fermentation took approximately 12-16 days in an open top 5 ton fermentation tank and the wine was then racked to barrels.
30% new French Oak, 30% 1 yr., 40% older (Remond, Cadus, Magrenan, primarily). Wine remained in barrel for 9 months with one racking at 5 months during blending.
Russian River Valley
cold soak, fermented in 1/2 ton bins and tanks
The Farm, Hallberg, Hawk's Roost
Produced 750 cases
Clones: 115, 777