Philosophy

 

Just as the weather carries pilots aloft, it also bears each vintage along its path. We source grapes from the finest vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills, like John Sebastiano and Melville Vineyards. To provide you with a wine both transparent in place and authentic in its crafting, we used only the most minimally intrusive winemaking techniques. Read the journal.

 

 
 

Methods

 

WHY

Authenticity and transparency are endangered values in the wine world.

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HOW

Craft, dedication and a sense of levity.  One man, one wine.

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what

Limited production Pinot noir from the Sta. Rita Hills of California.  Made with minimal processing and additions.  No animal products used in production. $35 bottle.

Results

2012 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Raspberry, red currants, rhubarb, graphite and spice on the nose. A juicy mid-palate with soft tannins and nice acidity on the finish. 225 cases produced.

Awards:
92 pts, Wine Enthusiast

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2013 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Plum, licorice, cedar and a whiff of gunpowder tea on the nose.  Layers of earth and spice, with fine tannins and bright acidity. 440 cases produced.

Awards:
93 pts, Wine Enthusiast
Best in Class / Gold Sunset Magazine 

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2014 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Dried cranberries, strawberry, bramble and a touch of sandalwood on the nose. Pepperiness starting to come through, firm acidity and rounded finish. 450 cases produced.

Awards:
93 pts, Wine Enthusiast
GoldSunset Magazine 

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