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2018
Estate

Pinot Noir
SKU: DPNE183M

Elegant mid-weight reds are made in the traditional dry, earthy style of the French classics. Most are Pinot Noirs, but all share European sensibilities and a savory food-oriented flavor profile.

FOOD PAIRING: Flexible partners for lighter meats, poultry & seafood (served hot). Ideal for dishes accented with CHEESE, MUSHROOMS or GARLIC, but not suited for spicy heat or sugary foods!

$100
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$80 Member Price*
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Description

On February 3, 2010, Demeter USA, the only certification agent for Biodynamic@ farms in the United States, certified the l 7-acre estate vineyard and garden at Deloach Vineyards, fully compliant with their standards for Demeter Biodynamic status. As one of only sixty-four wineries or vineyards in the U.S. with Demeter certified Biodynamic estate vineyards, Deloach is among an elite group of sustainable wine grape growers committed to farming in parallel with the Earth's natural cycles.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: 

This 2018 Estate Pinot Noir opens with a bouquet of black cherry, mulberry fruits and notes of vanilla and herbs.

Palate: 

Rich and full-bodied, flavors of dark chocolate are layered with juicy cherry, red plum and raspberry. Supple tannins with bright acidity are followed by a savory and lingering finish.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

Planted on Huichica clay loam soil, our Estate has eight blocks of Pinot Noir with a unique combination of clone and rootstock. The 2018 Estate Pinot Noir is made using all of our eight estate clones – 115, 828, Swan, La Tache, Calera and Mt. Eden, 777 and 23. This combination of clones showcases the ideal expression of the estate’s terroir and were fermented in individual lots with native yeasts in open top fermenters, basket-pressed and aged on lees before being blended together.

Tech Notes
  • Appellation: Russian River Valley
  • Alcohol: 15%
  • pH: 3.56
  • Titratable Acidity: 6.0 g/L
  • Months in Barrel: 14
  • Aging:
    • 100% French oak
    • 30% New oak
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
BBQ Pork Spare Ribs, Chicken Bearnaise w/Mushroom; Pork Chops with Lemon Seasoning
Cheese & Nuts:
Medium cheeses
Fruits & Vegetables:
Grilled Portabello Mushrooms
Grains:
Mushroom Risotto