2020 La Selva Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley
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If you have been following along, you know LIOCO is ALL IN on the the Anderson Valley. We are captivated by the melange of ocean, fog, and forest and the way these influences play out in the wines. The 2020 installment comes from selected blocks in the gorgeous Edmeades Vineyard, which was the first-ever vineyard planted in the AVA in 1963. The site is engulfed by redwood trees and tumbles down a hill into the Navarro River. You can always feel the ocean-born wind rippling through the vines. This bucolic site delivers us a singular Pinot Noir that telegraphs the characteristics of place—the purple flowers, the black raspberries, alpine strawberries, the warm pine sap.
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