US-ANT-44-18

Pinot Noir 'Comptche Ridge', Anthill Farms

Pinot Noir 'Comptche Ridge', Anthill Farms

• Practicing Biodynamic
• 100% Pinot Noir
• Swan clones
• Comptche Ridge Vineyard (Mendocino County AVA)
• Fine sandy-clay Franciscan soils
• 50% whole clusters
• Native yeast fermentation
• Daily punch downs for 3 weeks
• Aged for 15 months in French oak (25% new)
• 25ppm SO2 and high CO2
• 13.5% abv

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Anderson Valley
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
94
Date:
2020-08-20

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
93
Date:
2020-12-31
Review:
Very ripe and earthy, this big but relaxed wine overflows with black-cherry and cooked cherry flavors that are accented by rhubarb and tobacco nuances. Moderate tannins give the palate some heft. It's a fun trip down the path less traveled