Our 2019 County Cuvée Pinot Noir is a blend of six vineyards in three different California grape-growing counties. The vineyard breakdown is as follows:
40% White Sage and Grava Ranch Vineyards - Monterey County, 32% Vista Verde Vineyard - San Benito County, and 28% Morelli Lane, Campbell & Landy Vineyards - Sonoma County (That equals 100%).
The wine was aged for 9 months in 100% French oak barrels. Production: 3,092 cases, bottled in September of 2020.
pH 3.52 | TA 6.2 g/L | Alc 14.3%
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PLANET GRAPE WINE REVIEWS- 90 PTS
TASTING PANEL- 90 PTS
BLUE LIFESTYLE- 90 PTS
THE DRUNKEN CYCLIST- 91/93 (EXCELLENT)
JAMES SUCKLING WINE REVIEWS- 90 PTS
DRINK HACKER- 9.5/10 “A” “BEST VALUE”
WINE SPECTATOR- TOP 10 STELLAR WEST COAST PINOT NOIRS FOR $30 OR LESS
GOOD VITIS- 92 PTS, VALUE, A+
Rich Dark Fruit +Earth on the nose - SMELLS GOOD.
Great palate weight+ supple tannins - LIKE VELVET WITH A LITTLE BIT OF... OOMPH!
Bright red fruits+earth/leather/flint+ crushed herbs - LOTS OF STUFF GOING ON THERE, ALL GOOD.
Toasty oak/ vanilla + dried cranberry - FROM BARREL AGING, MOSTLY.
Balanced fruit + acid profiles - FROM GOOD WINEMAKING!