Sanford 'Sanford & Benedict' Pinot Noir 2016

Sanford 'Sanford & Benedict' Pinot Noir 2016

$78.00
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Varietal
Pinot Noir
Region
California
Sub-Appellation
Sta. Rita Hills
Alcohol
13.5%

Overview

The Sanford & Benedict Vineyard is where it all began. In 1971 this was the first vineyard planted in what became the world-class, cool-climate Sta. Rita Hills appellation. The 2018 vintage continues this legacy; characterized by great concentration and balance.

Aging

Aged in French oak barrels (50% new) for 14 months

Fermentation

14 days in stainless steel open top tank

Winemaker

Steve Fennell

Tasting Notes

Style

Red

Flavor

Cherry, Cinnamon, Rhubarb

Aroma

Exudes earth aromas of dried herbs & spice with hints of cherry and rhubarb