2018 Holdredge Three Sisters Vineyard Fort Ross-Seaview Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., 120 cases, $70. The vineyard sits at the top of the second ridge in from the Pacific Ocean at about 1,260 feet elevation. Located on Bohan-Dillon Road along with a handful of iconic Sonoma Cost vineyards including Marcassin, Seaview and Blue Slide. Soils are Josephine series residue of sedimentary and igneous rocks underlain with slate and shale. The grower is Lee Martinelli, Jr. and his wife Pam. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Aromas of earthkissed black cherry, a hint of blackberry, spice and juniper. Light to mid-weight in style, offering a core of black cherry flavor with an underlying savory riff of tobacco and dried herbs. Refined and silky, with quenching acidity. Score: 92. Reviewed December 12, 2021

Winery: Holdredge Wines
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