Using grapes from all of our estate vineyards, this rosé of Pinot Noir is as serious as it is svelte. With a beautiful floral strawberry nose, and bursting with layers of red apple, grapefruit and citrus rind, it displays lovely tension. Excellent acidity and hints of passion fruit lead to a crisp, yet delicate, finish.
At Goldeneye, we had the earliest start to harvest ever (August 13th), and our earliest finish (September 14th). In the Anderson Valley, early harvests are welcomed, as it can get very cold and wet by mid-October. After three vintages in a row of big crops, yields returned to near average levels, with the grapes showing phenomenal quality and purity. Because of the crop size and the early harvest, we had the luxury of picking all of our grapes at ideal physiological ripeness. As a result, the wines show all of the hallmarks of great Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, with equal parts lushness and beauty, mixed with savory notes, and a touch of wildness.