US-RHY-47-17

Pinot Noir 'Mt. Pajaro Vineyard', Rhys Vineyards

Pinot Noir 'Mt. Pajaro Vineyard', Rhys Vineyards

Practicing Organic
• 100% Pinot Noir
• Mt Pajaro Vineyard (Santa Cruz Mountains AVA)
• Elevation 860ft
• Aspect: South
• Slope: 20.3%
• Soil: Brown and black shale and sandstone – 12”-18” rocky topsoil
• 13% whole cluster
• Fermented in stainless steel fermenters
• 5-day cold-soaked
• Aged 17-18 months total with 12 months on the lees in barrel
• 23% new oak (Francois Freres custom barrels, 4 yr seasoning, med to med+ toast)
• 31 barrels(225L) produced
• Alc 13.0%

Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Santa Cruz Mountains
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
93
Date:
2020-02-06

Vinous Media

Score:
93
Date:
2019-10-01