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2015Pinot NoirSoberanes Vineyard 1.5L

$136.00 USD

Only available in 1.5L Magnums. We have sold out of 750ml bottles of this wine.

APPEARANCE: Ruby red
AROMAS: Black tea leaves, clove, licorice, cocoa and baked apple
PALATE: Fresh lychee and subtle jasmine, vanilla oak
FINISH: Tense complexity with a sweet closure
MOUTHFEEL: Consistent length with a great depth of flavor
AGE-ABILITY: Given proper cellaring this wine will provide drinking pleasure through 2024. 
PAIRINGS: Pasta tossed with Meyer lemon, parsley and ricotta

HARVEST DATES
August 12 – 15, 2015
ALCOHOL 13.9%
AVERAGE BRIX 24.3°
WHOLE CLUSTER 20%
BARRELS 100% French Oak Barrique barrels, 30% new, 17 months élevage
RELEASE DATE September 1, 2017

Soberanes Vineyard, once a Mexican Land grant to the Soberanes family during the mid-1700s, is a piece of California history. Located in the Santa Lucia Highlands, known for growing conditions unlike any other region in California, the site’s swift afternoon ocean breezes develop fruit with cool, fresh acidity.

2015 was a unique vintage. The vines budded out early, set a moderate crop and began veraison earlier than usual in late June through early July. Due to prolonged sunny days pushing flavor maturity, fruit was ready for picking a short 30 days after coloring. Harvest began in the middle of August, with sugar and acid in perfect balance. The resulting wines are distinct in their character and complexity.