2000 Pinot Noir
Bien Nacido Vineyard
Vineyard Sources: 100% Bien Nacido Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley
Barrel Aging: 100% Barrel aged for 12 months in 1/3 new French Oak
Alcohol: 13.9%, T. A.: 0.588 g/ 100 ml
Bottling Date: November 10, 2001
Production: 350 cases released
A very weighty Pinot Noir with prominent spice, cola and candied fruit characteristics of blueberry, dark cherry and strawberry. Added complexity comes from cassis and light floral notes of rose petals. For such a dense Pinot Noir it displays remarkable balance and an elegant finish.