Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

United States, California



A blend of fruit from the Bentrock, La Encantada, La Rinconada and Sanford & Benedict vineyards. On average, one third whole cluster is retained during fermentation and only punched down for about three weeks before being put to standard 228l barrel for elevage.
Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir is available for purchase in increments of 12
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Case format: 12

Appellation: 0

Regulated designation: 0

Length of aging: 0

Bottle Size: 750ml

Closure type: Cork

Varietal: Pinot Noir

Style: Dry

Body: Light-Bodied Red Wine

Region: United States, California

Colour: Red

Vintage: 2017

Rating: 90+

91 V

Antonio Galloni - Vinous

The 2017 Pinot Noir (Sta. Rita Hills) is bold, punchy and super-expressive, with lovely aromatic nuance to play off the dark cherry and plum fruit. Classy and layered, the appellation Pinot is a wine of real character and breeding. Then again, that is not surprising given that vineyard sites are La Encantada, Sanford & Benedict, La Rinconada and Bentrock. The 2017 is a gorgeous wine from Etienne De Montille and Justin Willett.

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