Harvest Date: 9.20, 9.29.16
Finished Alcohol: 14%
Aging: 13 months in French Oak of which 25% were new barrels
Production: 12 barrels
From our newest estate vineyard in the Coast Ranges of the McMinnville AVA comes a Pinot noir that exemplifies the richness of this region and the signature syrah-like color of the site.
To us, Meredith Mitchell Vineyard is the epitome of the McMinnville AVA. It is always unique and distinct and the 2016 is no exception. Though the latest vintage is more subtle than its predecessors, it is by no means lacking in layers or complexity. Pomegranate and mint offer up a unique profile reinforced by coriander, cocoa, Moroccan spice and blueberry on the nose. The palate continues with cranberry, black tea, and rhubarb complementing and enhancing the striking aromatics.