2015 ‘Blue’ Pinot Noir: Blended from the best barrels from vintage 2015 with 114, 115 and 777 clones that were fermented separately after 14 days cool soaking. Following hot ferments to 30+ degrees, plunged twice daily, 100% new oak for 12months. Unfined, unfiltered, minimal sulfites, triple racked with no other additions.
The Blue Pinot has a rich nose of violets, raspberry, charcuterie and toasty bacon. The palate showing lush round sarsaparilla, sugar plum and dark red fruits being drawn back through the mouth on a backbone of rich vanilla oak onto a firm yet velvety tannin structure. The Lofty will develop over the next 10-15 years. $90.00