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2018 Manzanita Vineyard Pinot Noir
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2018 Manzanita Vineyard Pinot Noir

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/ 750mL
255 Cases Produced
James Suckling
Tasting Notes
Boasting a perfumed nose of black and Bing cherries, orange oil, baking spices, white pepper, and just a hint of leather. The entry is incredibly silky and opens up to a seamless mouthfeel. Flavors of morello cherry, orange zest, sage, and cedar are prominent and persist through to a long finish. Drinking beautifully now.
100% Manzanita Vineyard Pinot Noir
Aged 18 months in 40% new French Oak barrels and 60% neutral French Oak barrels.
Alcohol %
Helen Keplinger
Winemaker Notes
30% whole cluster fermentation. Bottled unfined and unfiltered
Harvest Date
Harvested at 4am on September 17, 2018
Agro Ad Amphorum
Latin Translation: From Soil to Bottle
2018 showcased a cooler, more even season without much in the way of heat spikes or cold snaps. The canopies were healthy, full, and crop set was balanced. Overall, it was a classic and easy growing vintage that made really beautiful wines of terrific balance, intensity, and texture. Readily accessible upon release but will also age well. Terrific vintage basically for all varietals.