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2016 La Brisa Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir - Appellation Collection

$44.00
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Vibrant ruby red in color, La Brisa Pinot Noir opens with hints of earth, crushed rose petals, and red fruits laced with a wild character. Strong flavors of crushed raspberry, cola, freshly turned soil, and tobacco linger on the palate. The texture is rich and leads into a warm finish with balanced oak and fresh minerality.


This blend is predominately from our Bob’s Ranch estate, with Gap’s Crown and Calesa vineyards completing the blend which features both Dijon and heritage clones. The resulting combination of diverse vineyard sites and clonal variation creates a complex wine with abundant fruit, making it a delicious Sonoma Coast blend.

Vibrant ruby red in color, La Brisa Pinot Noir opens with hints of earth, crushed rose petals, and red fruits laced with a wild character. Strong flavors of crushed raspberry, cola, freshly turned soil, and tobacco linger on the palate. The texture is rich and leads into a warm finish with balanced oak and fresh minerality.


This blend is predominately from our Bob’s Ranch estate, with Gap’s Crown and Calesa vineyards completing the blend which features both Dijon and heritage clones. The resulting combination of diverse vineyard sites and clonal variation creates a complex wine with abundant fruit, making it a delicious Sonoma Coast blend.

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Vineyard Notes

Strong Winds
Help develop fruit of vibrant, balanced acidity.

Russian River Valley Vineyards
Create a complex, fruit-forward, delicious wines

The Climate
Stresses vines into producing grapes of full varietal intensity.

Tasting Notes

Vibrant ruby red in color, La Brisa Pinot Noir opens with hints of earth, crushed rose petals, and red fruits laced with a wild character. Strong flavors of crushed raspberry, cola, freshly turned soil, and tobacco linger on the palate. The texture is rich and leads into a warm finish with balanced oak and fresh minerality.

  • Rose Petals
  • Raspberry
  • Soil
  • Minerals
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.

Appellation Sonoma Coast
Barrel Aging 45% New French Oak (Francois Freres)
Vineyard Bob's Ranch, Gap's Crown, and Calesa.
Varietal Composition 100% Pinot Noir
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