2011 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast "Hendricks Vineyard"

*The nose is brimming with bright and forward Pinot Noir fruit.

*In the mouth the wine is beautifully balanced with ripe varietal fruit and soft French oak. This is elegant in style and carries great richness through to a long finish.

Date Picked: 9/22/2011

Brix at Harvest: 25.8

Clone: Pomard, 115

Fermentation Mode: Open top fermemter

Yeast: Asmandhausen

Length of Fermentation: 14 days

Fermentation Temperature: Peaked at 84 degrees F

Aging: 11 months in French oak barrels

Alcohol: 14.2 pH: 3.61 TA: .61 RS: Dry

Cases Produced: 70

Cellar Lifespan: 6 - 8 years

Winemaker Notes:

*A brilliant ruby color.

*The nose is brimming with bright and forward Pinot Noir fruit.

*In the mouth the wine is beautifully balanced with ripe varietal fruit and soft French oak. This is elegant in style and carries great richness through to a long finish.

*This Pinot Noir drinks well now but will improve with a little time in the bottle.

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