With excellent natural acidity, balance, structure and length, this Pinot Noir showsits pedigree from the 2007 vintage. It begins with enticing floral, cherry and strawberry aromas,which are underscored by a distinctive note of clove and cedar spice—a hallmark of Alder Springs.The palate is graceful and layered, displaying elements of raspberry, cherry liqueur, licorice, freshfennel and cinnamon. A lovely expression of this high-mountain vineyard, the 2007 ALDER SPRINGSVINEYARD – Mendocino Pinot Noir is already showing remarkable poise at a relatively early age.
Wine Maker Notes
100% Pinot NoirMulti-yeast fermentations (wild & cultured)Sur lie aged100% malo-lactic fermentation in barrel50% new Burgundian French oak barrelsBottled without filtration