James Suckling
Paul Hobbs Winery, 2016 Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard

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"Blueberry cheesecake, ash, bright licorice, orange rind, dried hibiscus and raspberry tea. Medium to full body, fine tannins, lots of tangy blue fruit, pretty acidity and a charcoal, structured finish. Drink now."
–May-18

Paul Hobbs Winery, 2016 Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard


Paul Hobbs Winery, 2016 Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard

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2016 Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard
Paul Hobbs Winery

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.

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