2017 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

Submitted by mollie on Fri, 03/29/2019 - 17:01
Wine Product Overview

APPEARANCE
Black-red with a lighter edge 

AROMAS
Complex yet delicate nose of white pepper, fig reduction, black raspberry, cardamom and prosciutto 

PALATE
Layered and packed with fruit 

MOUTHFEEL
Round with powdery tannins that are both balanced and concentrated 

FINISH 
Dense tannins carry the layered fruit for a lasting finish 

AGEABILITY 
This wine is concentrated with a warm tapestry of flavors. It is enjoyable now and will age nicely over the next four to seven years 

PAIRING 
Savory duck cassoulet 

2017 Pinot Noir Special Offer

Wine Product Vineyards

After years of drought, the 2017 vintage was a much-needed return to the wet winter conditions we expect from our coastal climate. Bloom weather was Favorable and growth was steady throughout the spring. The summer and harvest seasons followed with several significant heat spells that pushed the speed oF maturation and ripening. This resulted in a compressed two week picking window during which we harvested all our Russian River Valley fruit. At the core oF our Russian River Valley blend are floral characteristics from the Goldridge soils at Last Stop and spicy characteristics from the alluvial soils at Westpin Vineyard, respectively. 

Wine Product Vintage
NEW! 2017
Wine Product Appellation
Russian River Valley
Wine Product Variety
Wine Product Image
2017 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
Wine Product Slug
2017-russian-river-valley-pinot-noir
Wine Product Kits
Product Kit Size
750ml
Product Kit Sku
17PRR75
Product Kit Duncan Sku
17PRR75-DF
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17PRR75-VC
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Product Kit Size
1.5L
Product Kit Sku
17PRRMG
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17PRRMG-DF
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Wine Product Details

VINEYARD COMPOSITION 
Last Stop Estate Vineyard 
Westpin Vineyard
Bailey Vineyard
Bartolomei Vineyard 

HARVEST DATES 
August 29-September 23, 2017 

ALCOHOL 
14.5% 

AVERAGE BRIX 
24.4° 

BARREL AGING 
14 months in barrel, 11 months on primary lees 

BARRELS 
100% French Oak, 27% new 

WHOLE CLUSTER 
22% 

RELEASE DATE 
April 2019 

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