Palmina 2010 Nebbiolo Sisquoc Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley
Owner Steve Clifton knows this single vineyard very well as he helped to plant its Nebbiolo grapes back in 1998. Nebbiolo is a grape that doesn’t often express itself fully in its youth. As an older vintage this wine is a great opportunity to experience its developing aromas of rose petals, violet and dried herbs. The fruit profile is a mix of tart red plum, red currant and dried black cherry. Tannins are still very much present giving the wine structure and continued ability to age but a generous amount of ripe fruit quality balances the wine.