Pretty aromas of red and black cherries are accented by subtle spiciness on the nose. The palate offers more lush cherry accented by rhubarb and pomegranate. Balancing acid helps the finish linger moderately long.
Pair this elegant Pinot Noir with roasted chicken or other fowl, and grilled or roasted vegetables.
In 2013, the warm summer and late rains required very strong viticulture practices to create great wines. Removing leaves on both sides of the vines to expose fruit was critical to increase airflow and hang through the significant storms. Aged 18 months in 20% new French oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation occurred naturally.