Occidental Wines

Pinot Noir 'Running Fence Vyd - Cuvee Catherine'

Pinot Noir 'Running Fence Vyd - Cuvee Catherine', Occidental [by Steve Kistler]

Certified Sustainable
• 100% Pinot Noir
• From Occidental’s newest vineyard on the same ridgetop as neighboring Bodega Headlands Vineyards
• Planted in 2012 by Steve Kistler
• West/Southwest Orientation • Goldridge, sandy loam soils over marine sediment and fossils
• Hand-harvested at night
• Hand-sorted first as clusters, then as individual berries
• No cold soak, native yeast fermentation with minimal punch-downs in open-top 4-ton fermenters for 18-21 days
• Aged in 30% new Francois Freres barrels for 12 months, unracked until moved to bottling tank
• bottled unfined and unfiltered
• 13.4% abv

Info

Vintage:
2019
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
West Sonoma Coast
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red

Sizes Available

Full Bottle US-OCC-40-19 12/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
99
Date
2022-07-14
Vinous Media
Score
97
Date
2022-01-01

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