Allan Hancock Wine Store

2016 Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley

Pinot Noir takes center stage a the Allan Hancock College Winery.  The cool Santa Maria climate develops delicious cherry and raspberry flavors accentuated by soft tannins and a mild spicy finish.  The true essence of this complex grape is highlighted by the 11 months spent in American Oak which contrasts the softness of the variety by lending some gentle vanilla tones.   This brilliant ruby red wine is the perfect centerpiece for a holiday dinner.

$18.00

2208 in stock

SKU: C-16 Pinot Noir Category: Tags: ,

Description

The pinot noir grapes are grown in the campus vineyard in the heart of Santa Maria.  The moderate climate with the cooling influence of the ocean provides for a long growing season that gives the grapes extensive time to build flavor on the vine.

TASTING NOTES

Pinot Noir takes center stage a the Allan Hancock College Winery.  The cool Santa Maria climate develops delicious cherry and raspberry flavors accentuated by soft tannins and a mild spicy finish.  The true essence of this complex grape is highlighted by the 11 months spent in American Oak which contrasts the softness of the variety by lending some gentle vanilla tones.   This brilliant ruby red wine is the perfect centerpiece for a holiday dinner.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Variety:                   Pinot Noir:  100%
Appellation:        Santa Barbara County: 100%
Harvest Date:  September 2016
Grower:  Hancock College Campus Vineyard
Brix at Harvest:  26.0
Alcohol:  14.65% abv
pH:  3.77
TA:  .543 g/100ml
VA: .080 mg/l
Free SO2: 15 mg/l
Malate: .002 g/100ml

AGING AND OAK

11 months in American Oak

 

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
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