Produced using hand-harvested fruit from carefully selected vineyards within the Sonoma Coast appellation, CrossBarn Pinot Noir offers structure and weight in balance with pure concentrated fruit.
· Hand-harvested grapes
· 100% Pinot Noir
· 15-day maceration in open top tanks
· 7% whole clusters
· Native yeast and malolactic fermentations
· Surlees for 10 months
· Aged 10 months in oak barrels; 10% new
· Bottled August 2015; unfined
Color: pomegranate violet
Aromas: Wild red raspberries, strawberries and pomegranate, fresh herbs thyme/sage, forest floor and hibiscus tea.
Flavor: Fresh and juicy, red cherries, raspberries, with a coolness of rhubarb, black tea spice.
Mouthfeel: Graceful polished tannins throughout the palate led to a long savory finish.
Alc. by Vol. 14.1%.
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