Occidental Wines

Pinot Noir 'Bodega Ridge'

Pinot Noir 'Bodega Ridge'

Pinot Noir Bodega Ridge Occidental by Steve Kistler

• Certified Sustainable
• 100% Pinot Noir
• Bodega Ridge Vineyard was planted in 2012
• Goldridge, sandy loam soils over marine sediment and fossils
• Hand-harvested at night
• Hand-sorted as clusters before completely destemming
• Each vineyard block is fermented separately in 2-4 ton fermenters
• Not cold-soaked prior to fermentation
• Native yeast fermentation
• Punch downs are used only as needed to distribute the heat of fermentation, ensuring a gentle extraction
• After fermentation is complete, the tanks are drained and only the free-run wine is transferred by gravity to Francois Freres barrels (25% new) to age 11 months
• Native malolactic fermentations
• Bottled unfined and unfiltered with a minimum level of SO2 (~50 ppm)
• 13.3% abv

Info

Vintage:
2020
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
West Sonoma Coast
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red

Sizes Available

Full Bottle US-OCC-44-20 12/750ml

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Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
97
Date
2023-06-15