2016 Califa Pinot Noir Image
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SKU: CVPNCA16B


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2016


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Califa Pinot Noir


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TASTING NOTES

Aromas

Baked raspberry and candied cherry swirl among layers of clove, tobacco, and bittersweet chocolate

Flavors

Classic Chamisal Spice, complex and powerful palate with a deep balance of macerated red fruit and white pepper

Finish

Firm tannins providing a robust structure and lasting through the graceful, lingering finish


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WINEMAKING

The Fruit

Meticulously hand sorted and destemmed, with a small percentage left whole cluster

The Juice

Each lot fermented separately in small open-top fermenters Three- to seven-day prefermentation cold soak to increase color and density Combination of cultured and indigenous yeasts Low fermentation temperatures for 10 to 14 days to give soft phenolics and fresh aromatics Minimal pump-overs to soften tannins

The Wine

Four of 28 lots were selected for this wine. Racked to French oak barrels to age for eight months before blending, followed by an additional four months in barrel


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VINEYARD SOURCE

Edna Valley appellation

Cool Climate

Long growing season for exceptional hangtime

Calcareous, clay-rich soil to produce fruit with exceptional intensity and complex flavor




Details
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Edna Valley
Alcohol %
13.9
Size
750 ml