US-LIO-41-18

Pinot Noir 'Saveria Vyd', LIOCO

Pinot Noir 'Saveria Vyd', LIOCO

Grape Varieties
• 100% Pinot Noir
• Clone: Dijon 115

Farming Practices
• Practicing Organic
• Hand-harvested

Terroir
• Santa Cruz Mountains AVA
• Sourced from Saveria Vineyard
• A hidden vineyard near the town of Aptos, 4.5 miles from the Pacific Ocean
• Planted in the late 1990s
• Deep colluvial fan of sand and calcareous marine deposits

Winemaking
• Fermented with 30% whole clusters using wild yeasts
• 4-day cold soak preceded regular cap management
• 18-day fermentation
• Aged 9 months in 25% new oak before being bottled unfined and unfiltered

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Santa Cruz Mountains
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red

Tasting Notes

AROMA
rose petal, clove, fraises des bois
FLAVOR
gravel, dehydrated orange, star anise
FOOD PAIRINGS
Zuni roast chicken with fresh herbs, duck shoyu ramen,
squid ink pasta

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