US-CHA-40-16

Pinot Noir ‘Estate’, Chalone Vineyard

  • 100% Pinot Noir from the Vista and Reservoir blocks of the Estate vineyards
  • Old vines budded to heritage clones
  • Thin, limestone-rich soils result in low yields
  • After several years of drought, 2016 weather was cooperative with ample sunshine
  • Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels (30% new)
Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Chalone
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red