2016 Hartford Court Pinot Noir Land's Edge Vineyard

Year: 2016
Appellation: Sonoma Coast
Country: USA - California
Wine Advocate: 93
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.5%
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"Medium ruby-purple colored, the 2016 Pinot Noir Land’s Edge Vineyards reveals a wonderfully expressive nose of pomegranate, red and black cherries and mulberries with touches of rhubarb, forest floor and yeast extract. Medium-bodied, the soft, silken palate has bags of elegance and restraint with red and black fruit layers and earthy accents, finishing with great length. 1,605 cases produced." (WA)

Winery Notes:
Land’s Edge Pinot Noir is sourced predominately from our estate’s Far Coast Vineyard, located in the Sonoma Coastal Mountain Range – north of the Russian River, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Because there is only one cascading ridge between the ocean and the vineyard, Far Coast vineyard and other estate owned vineyards located at ‘Land’s Edge’, such as Seascape vineyard, are so cold that miniscule crops of Pinot Noir are often picked here as late as November. This cool and often foggy, coastal climate preserves natural acidity in the grapes and helps delineate the purity of fruit flavors and expression of the unique, yet firm coastal terroir in this wine. Balanced acidity, layers of complexity and firm tannins will allow for long and graceful aging of Land’s Edge Vineyards Pinot Noir.

Complex aromas of black cherries and black raspberries are balanced with crushed quartz and dried rose petal nuances. The layered flavors of perfectly ripe, dark berries and dried flowers transition to an elegant and lingering finish of coffee and minerals.