Aromas of violets, forest floor, clove, cranberry and strawberry with a hint of toasted walnuts. Vibrant flavors of tart strawberry, cherry, cranberry and red apple are balanced with brimming acidity and a long mineral finish.
Wine Details: The Cuvée Vivienne Pinot Noir is named after our winemaker’s young daughter. It is a blend of our eight distinct pinot noir blocks.
Harvest Date: September 5th-24th
Yield: 1.7 tons harvested by hand, night harvest.
Clone: 777, Pommard, 115, 828
Brix at Harvest: 21.5-22.5
Vinification: 85% Destem whole berry 15% whole cluster, 4 day coldsoak, followed by long cool fermentation in small open top tanks.
Yeast: 100% Native yeast
Oak: 30% New French Remond Ermitage, Cadus and Louis Latour. 11 months in barrel. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Production: 1080 cases
Winemaker: Garrett Bowlus