2015 Pinot Noir, 'Jon Boat', Magnum
Vineyard Notes: From a collection of vineyards throughout the Sonoma Coast appellation. Below average yields are a hallmark of the vintage that make for concentrated fruit and bright acidity. Harvested 8/20, 8/21, 9/5, & 9/7.
Winemaker’s Tasting Notes: Stainless steel fermented, 100% French oak-aged in 20% new oak barrels. Bottled unfined, unfiltered. Ruby in color. Complex nose of dark cherry, blackberry pie, orange peel, and pekoe tea. Background notes of rose petal and Asian spice. Bold flavors of Bing cherry, dark cherry with hints of sassafras tea. Secondary flavors of pekoe tea and plum with supple tannins and long, bright finish.
Harvest Dates: August 20 + 21, September 5 + 7, 2015