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2014 PINOT NOIR
2014 PINOT NOIR
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west-of-temperance-winery - 2014 Pinot Noir - West of Temperance Winery - Wine

2014 PINOT NOIR

West of Temperance Winery

Regular price $55.00 Sale

VINTAGE / VARIETAL: 2014 Pinot Noir

VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Pinot Noir 

GRAPE SOURCING: Rio Vista Vineyard

A nicely polished wine showing generous hints of cinnamon stick, allspice and orange peel.

Fruit sourced from the Rio Vista Vineyard, Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara.

Blend of Dijon 115 and 667 clones along with Swiss Wadenswil 2A.

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91 POINTS Purely Domestic Wine Report Volume 5.4

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2014 Pinot Noir PDF Factsheet

VINTAGE / VARIETAL: 2014 Pinot Noir

VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Pinot Noir 

HARVEST DATE: September 28th, 2014

GRAPE SOURCING: Rio Vista Vineyard

VITICULTURAL AREA: Santa Rita Hills, Santa Barbara County, California

VINEYARD SITE: 26 acres, north and south facing with western exposures. Elevation: 400 feet, 22 miles from the coast.

SOIL TYPE: Limestone, sedimentary soils and marine layer of sandy loam.

CLONAL SELECTION: Dijon Clones 115, 667 & 2A

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT: Buona Terra Farming / John Belfy

JUICE ANALYSIS AT HARVEST: 24.6 Brix, ph 3.52

ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 14.3%

BOTTLING DATE: June 2016 AGEABILITY (estimated): Through 2024

OPTIMAL DRINKING WINDOW (estimated): Now through 2022

TOTAL PRODUCTION: 90 cases

WINEMAKER’S NOTES: Destemmed, fermented in 1-ton open top fermenters. Aged in 100% French oak barrels. 30% new French oak, 70% 2-year old French oak.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Decant at least 1 hour before serving.

2014 Pinot Noir PDF Factsheet

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