LAST CALLMontemar 2013 Pinot Noir
Featured in our Garagiste Wine of the Month Club
- Bentrock Vineyard
- Sta. Rita Hills AVA
- Sta. Rita Hills AVA, Santa Barbara County
- Cases Produced
The Montemar 2013 Bentrock Vineyard Pinot Noir comes from Montemar’s once-acre block of vines that are situated on the highest part of the Bentrock Vineyard, hundreds of feet above the valley floor. Here, the cold winds and marine layer ensure small berries with very concentrated flavors. The resulting wine is dark and rich with aromas of dark cherry, black plum, cigar box, and cocoa nibs. The luxurious texture has gentle tannins with beautiful, well-integrated fruit flavors that linger on the finish.
From humble garage winemaking beginnings comes the ultra-tiny Montemar Winery, releasing small lots of Rhône and Burgundian style wines from Santa Barbara County's most desirable vineyards.
Located in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s affectionately named ‘L ...Read more...