2005 Pinot Noir
Santa Barbara County
Bien Nacido Vineyard in Santa Maria Valley, Ashley’s Vineyard in Santa Rita Hills from Fess Parker Estates, and Paraiso Springs Vineyards in Santa Lucia Highlands.
Barrel Aging: 100% barrel aged in 1/3 new French Oak for 11 months.
Alcohol: 14.9% alc. by vol. T.A.: 0.6269 g/100ml p.H.: 3.75
On the nose you'll find lots of cherry, cola, cinnamon vanilla, strawverry and raspberry combined with toasty oak, tobaco and a hint of new saddle leather. The striking palate exudes flavors of cherry, cranberry, cola and cinnamon supported by nice acidity and firm tannins.