100% Pinot Noir, Beba and Calera clones
VINEYARD Fruit coming off of the Hyde Vineyard in Carneros. Vines planted in both 1994 and 2008. Vineyard has a northeast and southeast exposure. Hand harvested and hand sorted.
SOIL Weathered sandstone and shale
VINIFICATION AND AGING 9% whole cluster inclusion. 5-6 day cold soak and 14 day maceration. Fermentation occurs in small open-top stainless steel tanks with native yeasts. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation. Aged for 10 months in 59% new French oak. Unfined and unfiltered.