2014 Pinot Noir, Duvarita Vineyard

2014 Pinot Noir, Duvarita Vineyard

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QUICK SPECS

Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir, Clone 777, 25% Whole Custer
Aging: 14 mos in French oak barrels; 25% new
Production: 45 cases produced

WINEMAKING

The grapes for the 2014 Duvarita Pinot Noir were harvested by hand on August 28th. Fermentation took place in a small bin with daily punch downs following a 3 day cold soak. The wine was basket pressed and then aged for 14 months in 25% new oak barrels.

THE VINEYARD

Duvarita is a 26 acre vineyard on La Purisima road in Lompoc and consists of two south facing slopes planted to several clones of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. The 2014 vintage is entirely from clone 777.

PROFILE

Highly aromatic with savory, earthy notes mingled with tart red fruit character. Flavors of cassis, black cherry and sage with soft but solid tannins and bright acidity.

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