This beautifully aromatic wine displays vivid layers of zesty citrus, peach and nectarine, as well as floral hints of rose petal and honeysuckle. On the palate, a beam of vibrant acidity adds lovely poise and purity to the stone fruit and lemon rind flavors, while drawing the wine to a crisp, refined finish.
The 2018 growing season was one of the finest Anderson Valley Pinot Noir vintages of the past decade. A dry winter and a cool, damp spring delayed budbreak and bloom by several weeks, and helped the vines to avoid any potential spring frost issues. Lovely weather throughout summer allowed for abundant hangtime and ideal ripening, leading to our first Pinot Noir pick on September 12th. The temperate weather continued into autumn, ensuring that we were able to pick every block and vineyard at the height of perfection. As a result, our 2018 wines are beautifully aromatic, with striking natural acidity, rich textures and alluring varietal flavors.