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Vineyard: Seascape

AppellationSonoma Coast
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2012 Hartford Court Land’s Edge Vineyards Estate Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.71, TA 0.55, 2,295 cases, $50. 2013 vintage released January 2015. Sourced from vineyards (75% Far Coast Vineyard and 25% Seascape Vineyard) located in the far western edge of the Sonoma Coast that are driven by maritime influence. Clones 667, 777, 115, Pommard and Swan. Aged 10 months in 100% French oak barrels, 28% new. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. An intensely flavored mid weight plus macho wine featuring aromas and flavors of black cherry, black raspberry, mocha, and savory herbs. Polished tannins make for very forward drink ability. A “ribeye wine.” Score: 92-93. Reviewed May 4, 2015 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2012 Hartford Court Seascape Vineyard Estate Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., pH 3.52, TA 0.59, 327 cases, $70. Released January 2015. A 6-acre vineyard on a ridge top west of the town of Occidental, bordering the well-known Coastlands Vineyard. A very cold site, with grapes picked often in November. Primarily Dijon 777, 114 and 115. Average yields 1 ton-per-acre. Aged 16 months in 100% French oak barrels, 28% new. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Very savory on the nose with scents of conifer, sous-bois, black cherry and a hint of oak. Striking attack of vivid cherry fruit with many added nuances including spices particularly clove, earth and conifer. The tannins are very silky, and the wine finishes with good brightness. Score: 92. Reviewed May 4, 2015 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2009 Hartford Court Seascape Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.74, TA 0.56, 250 cases, $60. The vineyard is located south of Fort Ross adjacent the well-known Coastlands Vineyard. Dijon clones 777, 114 and 115 with some 2A. Yields are only about 1 ton per acre. Native yeast fermentations. Aged 15 months in 45% new French oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered. · Well-spiced black raspberry and black cherry fruit with hints of spice, vanilla and peat. A very soft and elegant wine with gossamer tannins that is irresistible. Very good. Reviewed April 4, 2012 WINERY » ARTICLE »