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Review Ancien 2019 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - Jouissance, Sonoma County
Ancien 2019 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley - Jouissance, Sonoma County
($52.99 Incl. tax)
Cherry, spice, hints of earth with notes strawberry and cherry. The palate is showing early complexity which echos the fruit notes and is accompanied by sweet vanilla, hazelnut, tea, herbs and coffee to this juicy blend of rich fruit and earthy spice.
A two acre vineyard in the southwestern corner of the appellation, only nominally protected by the coastal hills and open to the maritime influence of the Pacific Ocean, is the single source for these grapes. The soils here are sandy loam and very well drained, typical for the Russian River Valley. The cooler sections of Russian River, near Sebastopol, are known for producing explosive and aromatic fruit flavors balanced with lively acidity and earthy aromas. All seventeen rows are planted with Dijon 115 clone, which tend to add perfumed aromas and light spice notes to the lush fruitiness derived from the s
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