The flavor profile has a core of dark berry and dark cherry with hints of earth and brown spices, backed by a smooth, silky and long finish, styled to highlight our cool-climate fruit.
We use several vineyards within the Santa Maria appellation. It is a touch cooler in Santa Maria Valley compared to some other regions of Santa Barbara County. The wine has red and dark fruit expressions with rose petal, brown spice, and a smokey finish.
The 2013 vintage was an overall dry year with a moderate winter and spring. These conditions led to an abundance of extremely high quality fruit with flavors of dark berry, cherry, hints of floral and mineral. This is an approachable wine that displays the beautiful floral and mineral character typical of Santa Barbara Pinot Noir.