2007 Fluer de la Vigne Pinot Noir

 

Tasting Notes:
Complex, warm floral aromas. Deep, smooth flavors of Rainier
Cherry, Santa Rosa Plum & dark fruit with overtones of forest floor,
leather & dark chocolate. Good acidity. Long, rich red fruit finish.

 

Varietal Composition:
100% Petaluma Gap Estate-Grown Pinot Noir
Single Clone: 667

 

Total Production:
35 Cases

 

Harvest Date:
October 9-10, 2007

 

Yield:
1.5 Tons per acre

 

Brix at Harvest:
24.1°

 

pH at Harvest:
3.56

 

TA at Harvest:
0.61

 

Alcohol:
14.6%

 

Winemaking:
Cold soak
Natural yeast fermentation start, followed by a late inoculation of Assmanhausen yeast

 

Cooperage:
50% New French Oak for 18 months