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2019 Squire, La Fond, Pinot Noir

2019 Squire, La Fond, Pinot Noir
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SKU: 2019-SQUIRE-LF-750

La fond Vineyard is situated at the enterance of the prestigious Santa Rita Hills. This vineyard is split by a river and its soils vary from row to row with limestone, to sand, and clay. A puzzle of terroir.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Pinot Noir, Clone 777
Appellation
Santa Rita Hills
Vineyard(s)
La Fond Vineyard
On Elevage
100% new French oak on fine lees. 16 months.
On Fermentation
Native with one punch down and one pump-over per day. Fermented in tank for four weeks at 70°F. Pressed to barrel before the end of fermentation for better wood integration.
Bottling Date
3/2020
Alcohol %
12.7
Wine Enthusiast
92
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Fresh black pepper, cranberries, and red currant.
On Production
Pinot is harvested at 23.1 brix. 30% whole-cluster. Grapes were cold soaked for 6 days with one pump-over per day.
On the Name
The name Squire is a nod to the nobility of Pinot, and an acknowledgement of the rural nature of the Central Coast.
Cases Made
304 cases made.