Sanford Pinot Noir Sanford & Benedict Vineyard 2016

Sanford Pinot Noir Sanford & Benedict Vineyard 2016

$75.99
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Varietal
Pinot Noir
Region
California
Winery
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

Earthy, Rich, Spicy

Flavor

Cherry, Cinnamon, Rhubarb

Aroma

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