SALEAlysian 2014 Pinot Noir
Featured in our Pinot Noir Wine of the Month Club
- Russian River Valley AVA
- 91 Points + Gold Medal — Tastings.com (Beverage Testing Institute)
- Rochioli Vineyard, Russian River Valley AVA, Sonoma County
- 100% Pinot Noir
- 17 months in oak
- Cases Produced
This lovely and truly elegant Pinot Noir comes from the iconic Rochioli Vineyard in the Middle Reach sub-AVA of the Russian River Valley. It starts with traditional RRV notes of Bing cherry and cola, followed by bright red fruit on the palate. Aromas of baking spice, mocha, black plum, and crushed raspberry comes through on the nose.
An ultra-boutique vintner in Sonoma County, third-generation winemaker Woody Hambrecht crafts small-lot bottlings from veteran growers and off-the-beaten-path vineyards for his family's Alysian Wines.
He may come from a family with deep roots in the California wine indus ...Read more...