100% Pinot Noir
VINEYARD A mere five miles from the ocean, and at a height of 550 ft. above sea level, the Goldrock Estate rises just above the fog line to provide cooler climate conditions. Perched on the second coastal mountain ridge and located in Annapolis, CA, this heavily maritime influenced vineyard is on the edge of pinot noir and chardonnay viticulture and one of the most sought after sites in western Sonoma Coast.
VINIFICATION Hand-sorted while still cold from the field, 13% whole cluster inclusion; Fermented in small, open-top stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts. 5-day cold soak, 15 day maceration with gentle punchdowns. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrel. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels; 50% new. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.