Tasting Notes

14 Clone Pinot Noir

2012 Santa Cruz Mountains 14 Clone Pinot Noir

This is a blend of 14 clones from three vineyards, Soquel Vineyards Estate, Lester Family Vineyard and Coast Grade. Only Grande Reserve tight grain oak barrels are used in this program. These French barrels are handmade and are from the forest of Troncais and Jupilles. 
Double Gold Medal 98 pts 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition!

Rating: Double Gold Medal 98 pts 2014 San Francisco Intl Wine Competition
Vintage: 2012
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Growers: Coast Grade, Lester Family and Estate Vineyards
Winemaker: Soquel Vineyards
Appellation: Santa Cruz Mountains
Vineyards: Coast Grade, Lester Family and Estate Vineyards
Barrel Aging: 9 mo
Cooperage: Troncais & Jupilles French Oak; 40% new, 60% seasoned
Cases Produced: 620
Consume: Now through 2018
Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Acidity: .67 grams per 100ml
Alcohol: 13.7% by volume