2017 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
The steep slopes and rocky soils of the renowned Gap’s Crown Vineyard perennially stress the vine. In 2017, extreme temperature fluctuations added to the stress resulted in exceptionally tiny berries. These berries imparted deep cherry concentration, as well as layers of flavor and complexity to the wine. Whole cluster fermentation enhanced the long, complex finish.
2017 Walala Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
At 1,200 feet elevation, the Walala Vineyard rises above the fog to ensure ample sunlight that brings grapes to full ripeness. Close proximity to the Pacific Ocean extends hang time, and cool evening temperatures maintain bright, balanced acidity. Our 2017 Walala Pinot noir reveals alluring tropical notes, deep character, and textbook Sojourn mouthfeel.