2021 Sealift Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
3.26 tons hand-harvested and sorted on Sept. 9th. Drought concentrated berries (Clone 115) fermented on wild yeasts in small open-top tanks with 33% whole clusters. A 4-day cold soak preceded regular cap management (mostly pumpovers) during a 14-day fermentation. Aged undisturbed, for 10 mos. in 33% new French oak. Bottled without fining or filtration.
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