Pinot Noir, ‘Mysterious’, Patricia Green
For folks who have been following the winery for a few years you might recognize this moniker. We used this back in 2009 when received fruit that we simply could not turn down and we were in the same position in the summer of 2014 when we were offered the same fruit from the same vineyard. The only difference was whether we would like more of it than we got in 2009. Even in a vintage where space was at a premium we simply could not turn it down. We are contractually not allowed to tell you the name of this vineyard (seriously, we signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of the fruit contract). Suffice it to say this is one of the premier vineyards on the West Coast. If you were in on the 2009 this is even a step up.
55% whole cluster fermentation
Matured in 33% new oak barrels