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2016 WALT Clos Pepe Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir - Single Vineyard
750mL

$75.00

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Dark garnet in color, the 2016 Clos Pepe has bright cherry aromas, with a hint of darker berry fruit. There is well integrated oak - just subtly spicy and warm, but not overwhelming the vineyard character. The palate opens up beautifully and is full and lush with bright minerality on the finish - a distinguishing characteristic of the Clos Pepe site.


The iconic Clos Pepe vineyard is situated in a cool enclave within the Sta. Rita Hills. The prevailing winds coming from the Pacific slow the ripening of these vines, allowing for saturated flavors to accumulate throughout the decidedly long growing season.

Dark garnet in color, the 2016 Clos Pepe has bright cherry aromas, with a hint of darker berry fruit. There is well integrated oak - just subtly spicy and warm, but not overwhelming the vineyard character. The palate opens up beautifully and is full and lush with bright minerality on the finish - a distinguishing characteristic of the Clos Pepe site.


The iconic Clos Pepe vineyard is situated in a cool enclave within the Sta. Rita Hills. The prevailing winds coming from the Pacific slow the ripening of these vines, allowing for saturated flavors to accumulate throughout the decidedly long growing season.

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Vineyard Notes

Central Coast AVA
Roughly 250 miles along the coastline of California from Santa Barbara County to San Francisco County

Sta. Rita Hills
Follows a clearly defined maritime “throat” that ushers in the Pacific fog and constant cooling breezes.

Sandy Loam Soils
Cause vines to produce grapes with powerful varietal character

Tasting Notes
Dark garnet in color, the 2016 Clos Pepe has bright cherry aromas, with a hint of darker berry fruit. There is well integrated oak - just subtly spicy and warm, but not overwhelming the vineyard character. The palate opens up beautifully and is full and lush with bright minerality on the finish - a distinguishing characteristic of the Clos Pepe site.
  • Bright Cherry
  • Berry Fruit
  • Oak
  • Subtly Spicy
Wine Facts

The 2016 harvest was early, with slightly lower than normal yield, but exceptional fruit quality. After many years of drought, we experienced winter rains that helped alleviate the dry conditions that plagued us for the last four years. The entire ripening season enjoyed cooler than average days and nights. July and August were particularly temperate allowing for longer hang times, which ripened the grapes uniformly.

Bottle Size 750mL
Appellation Sta. Rita Hills
Barrel Aging 10 Months in 50% New French Oak
Vineyard Clos Pepe
Varietal Composition 100% Pinot Noir
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