2013 Migration Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Dutton Ranch Vineyard

2013 Migration Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Dutton Ranch Vineyard

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Since our first vintage in 2001, Migration has developed a refined and compelling style that balances vibrancy and finesse. Defined by the idea of movement, Migration is dedicated to going beyond our Anderson Valley origins and exploring Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the finest cool-climate winegrowing regions. This exploration has taken us to the hillsides of Dutton Ranch in the heart of Green Valley - the coolest and foggiest part of the Russian River Valley. At Dutton Ranch, ideal Goldridge soils, and a mix of elite clones, produce a complex and aromatically driven wine with bright cherry, cranberry and red raspberry layers, supported by beautiful acidity and sophisticated notes of Asian spice and earth.

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Wine Profile

Production Notes
Varietal Content 100% Pinot Noir Cooperage 100% French Oak 45% New Oak, 60% Second Vintage Barrel Aging: 11 Months
Winemaker Notes
This wine displays complex and alluring aromas of Rainier cherry, cranberry, cinnamon, sage and fresh-baked pie crust. On the palate it is pure and poised, with sweet cherry and cranberry layers that echo the aromas, as well as deeper notes of black tea and earth. Impeccably balanced, with a bright, precise structure, it glides to a long, fruitful finish.
Production
The 2013 harvest was early, even and excellent with a warm dry spring brought an early bud break and created ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set. In the weeks after Labor Day, a moderate heat event followed by a period of perfect weather created a dream scenario for end-of-season ripening. Rain was not a factor, and for the second vintage in a row, the quality of the grapes was exceptional throughout Russian River Valley.
Other Notes
Release Date: September 2015

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Russian River Valley
Vineyard Designation
Dutton Ranch
Harvest Date
September 9, 2013
Sugar
24.8° Brix
Acid
0.46 g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.68
Bottling Date
July 2014
Alcohol %
14.5
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$71.00
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Standard Bottle

750ml

5 - 5oz Glasses

Serves 2-4

Magnum

1.5 Liters

2 Standard Bottles

Serves 4-5

Double Magnum or Jeroboam

3 Liters

4 Standard Bottles

Serves 6-8

Imperial

6 Liters

8 Standard Bottles

Serves 12-16

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