2019 Pinot Noir, El Diablo Vineyard


An exuberant bottling of this Pinot Noir block perched on a north-facing slope on Eastside Road. The fruit composition is both intensely flavored and yielded higher natural acidity that played out magically as a wine. On the nose the wine pops from the glass with red currant, rhubarb, and strawberry preserves. With a whole-cluster fermentation, the stems lend a hint of chai spice to the nose, playing a minor role to the currently fruit-driven core.

94 pts - Jeb Dunnuck
93 pts - Owen Bargreen


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