River Road

Russian River Valley

Reserve Pinot Noir

Tasting Notes

Our Pinot Noir exhibits loads of elegance, with sweet cherry and plum flavors. It is perfectly balanced, with its refined fruit and soft tannins that create a seductive, silky smooth wine.

Pairing Notes

The rich and complex Reserve Pinot Noir is especially delicious with duck, pork, and veal.

Specs
Bottle Size 750mL
Vintage 2016
Varietal Pinot Noir
Appellation Russian River Valley
Alcohol 13.7%

Open top fermenters Aged in 15% new French oak barrels

 

The Russian River Valley extends just south of the town of Healdsburg to the San Pablo Bay in the west. It has the coolest climate of all the regions in Sonoma because of the fog traveling up the Russian River from the ocean. The climate makes the Russian River Valley prime Chardonnay and Pinot Noir country. Both grape varieties thrive here with a lush, rich intensity of fruit flavors rarely found in other places. The cooler climate creates the ideal conditions to produce Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with more intense forward fruit, lovely crispness and acidity with great balance and length. This Russian River Valley appellation is truly one of the shining stars of Sonoma.

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