This bold yet balanced Pinot Noir is made from Clone 777 and is 100% whole cluster fermented, unfined and unfiltered.

Tasting Notes: Black cherry and vanilla soda, white pepper, currants with dried rose petals.

Source: Presqu’ile Vineyard, Block 1A

Region: Santa Maria Valley, CA (AVA)

Harvest: September 28, 2013

Fermentation: 100% whole-cluster, with long cold soak and native yeasts


Composition: 100% Pinot Noir Clone 777


Cooperage: 50% new French oak and 50% neutral French oak


Pair with: Crispy duck, Southern fried chicken


Alcohol: 14.25%


Production: 51 cases


PINOCULES Name: If there were a Greek god of Pinot Noir, he’d be named PINOCULES! (This word is a combination of Pinot and Hercules)

Whole-cluster Fermentation: Grapes are crushed and fermented while still on rachis (with the stems). This is an old French technique that imparts a small amount wood tannin and sugar to the wine and makes for an incredibly complex wine.


Silver Medal: 2019 OC Commercial Wine Competition


$45.00 Regular Price
$20.00Sale Price

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