Facts of Note
10% Whole Cluster
10 months in concrete tank
Traditionally a key contributor to previous appellation blends, the 2014 harvest from this vineyard boasts quality and complexity worthy of a first time, single vineyard designate.
Planted in 1995, several miles from the Pacific Ocean, on a steep, eastward sloping hillside, Thorn Ridge Vineyard is a magnet for cold sea air and coastal fog. Dry farmed on Goldridge soils where low vigor silt aids a deep, dark berry profile.
We've enjoyed working with this vineyard for many years. Nestled in the hills southwest of Sebastopol, this Sonoma Coast property has all the ingredients for growing superb Pinot Noir.
Nose: Subtle bramble with strawberry, rhubarb and crushed black cherry aromatics excite the senses with a garnish of rose hip and herbal tea.
Mouth: Soft burgundian color with bright red fruits and fresh acidity. Integrated tannins, savory notes and fresh herbal accents.