Littorai The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013

£56.99

 TASTING NOTE

Lovely clear ruby in the glass. Aromas of wild herbs and black cherry mingle with savoury and earthy notes. The bright acidity is balanced by structured tannins and an intense concentration on the long finish.

Heidi and Ted purchased the Gold Ridge Estate in 2003 with the intention of building the "model farm." The Pivot vineyard is three acres within the 30 acre estate, making it one component of the biodiverse ecosystem. Farmed biodynamically since its inception, The Pivot sits on classic Gold Ridge soils over marine origin sandstone. This clay within dynamic soil type allows for just enough water retention to feed the vines in an average year. Their goal is to dry farm the vineyard.

This wine was made with 11% whole bunch fermentation in traditional open-top fermenters using native yeasts. Once malolactic fermentation was complete, the wine was aged in 25% new French oak barrels for a period of 16 months.

13.5% abv
Littorai The Pivot Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013
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