CPH-485

Pinot Noir, ‘Russian River Valley’, Paul Hobbs

A blend of fruit from the Katherine Lindsay Estate and surrounding vineyards.

• Hand-harvested, picked at night
• Hand-sorted while still cold from the field; 4% whole cluster
• 5-day cold soak, 15 day maceration
• Fermented in small, open-top stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts
• Gentle punchdowns and pumpovers
• Aged 15 months in French Oak barrels; 44% new
• Coopers: Cadus, Damy, Louis Latour, Francois Frères, Marques, Remond
• Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels
• Unfined and unfiltered

Producer:
Vintage:
2014
Country:
USA
Region:
California
Appellation:
Russian River Valley
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750

Tasting Notes

Highlighting the terroir of the Russian River Valley, this deep ruby colored wine has aromas of cherry, raspberry, cola, forest floor and vanilla. Rich and round in the mouth, the fine tannins and fresh acidity give a long, generous finish.

POS Resources

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Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
91
Date:
2016-03-04

Spectator

Score:
93
Date:
2017-02-28