Arista 2007 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Fresh, vibrant notes of cranberry and raspberry are enhanced by a bright
acidity making this Pinot crisp and refreshing. Layers of rich stone fruit and
berry flavors are interwoven with sweet oak and earthy tannins resulting in
a delicately balanced complex wine – great to enjoy by itself or with a light
meal. All of our wines can be enjoyed now but we recommend cellaring this
wine over the next 5-7 years.

Pinot Report Review  – Score: 91

” SMART BUY – Medium-deep ruby color; spicy, complex aromas with earthy notes; deep, complex berry and earthy forest floor flavors, some tannin and toasty oak; good structure and balance; long finish. Forward berry fruit witih nice earthy complexity.” -8/31/09

Technical Data

Varietal:
100% Pinot Noir

Barrel Program:
100% French Oak aged 11 months (15% new, 40% 1 year, 45% 2-3 years)

Cooperage:
Mercury, François Frères, Remond, Latour, Seguin Moreau

TA: .54g/100ml
pH: 3.77
RS: .01 g/100ml
Alc: 14.3%

Harvest Dates: September 1st thru September 12th, 2007
Released: January 2009
Cases Produced: 983