2017 The Farm Vineyard Pinot Noir
Organic, One of the finest wines in the world
2020: Double Gold for the 2015; 2019: Best of Class for the 2014!
San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Garnet color, jewel like in its transparency, color and brilliance. The 2016 boasts a highly aromatic nose, showing rose petals, bing cherry, black tea and a hint of cranberry. Rich fruit tones blend with earth and minerality for great texture and structure. Notes of dark cherry, black tea and dried herbs for an elegant old-world style. The finish is long of tea and gentle tobacco, hinting of dried fruit and black pepper. Truly sophisticated and stunning!
Grapes were picked before sunrise, hand sorted and de-stemmed then cold soaked for five days before going through whole berry fermentation and receiving two punch downs per day. Fermentation took approximately 12 16 days in an open top five ton fermentation tank and the wine was then racked to barrels.
30% new French Oak, 30% one year old French Oak and 40% older. Wine remained in barrel for ten months with one racking at five months during