Three Sisters Vineyard “Sea Ridge Meadow” Pinot Noir 2013

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Growing Year Info

The 2013 growing year was the second dry year in a row for Sonoma County. It was an especially dry spring and warmed up early, so the vines got an early jump on the season. Bloom came along in early May and the temperatures were perfect for berry pollination. The clusters ended up setting an abundance of berries. We had to do quite a bit of cluster thinning to maintain our desired crop levels and to get some sunlight and air movement into the canopy. Harvest came early as well. Fortunately, we had cooler temps about midway through, which slowed down picking and allowed us to catch up on things - including sleep! Harvest was complete after 7-8 weeks.

Tasting Notes

The 2013 Three Sisters Vineyard Pinot Noir has aromas of rose petal, red apple, nutmeg, and strawberry. This coastal beauty has bright flavors of red plum, cranberry, and pomegranate, with some light mineral notes that help round out the structure and add a welcomed layer of complexity.

Winemaker

Bryan Kvamme

Cases Produced

279

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