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NEW RELEASE: 2019 Three Amigos Pinot Noir (1 x 750 mL)
This wine is crafted solely from the Three Amigos Vineyard, a certified organic and biodynamic Pinot Noir vineyard in the Napa Valley Carneros region, owned and managed by Robert Sinskey. At a short distance from the Napa Marina, its a cool, foggy, and breezy location that Pinot Noir loves. Carneros - occasionally called Los Carneros - stretches across the southern portion of both Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Located just north of the San Pablo Bay, Carneros benefits from the bays cooling air and morning fog. Grapes from this cooler sub-appellation ripen more slowly, retaining acidity and developing complexity, and though there are now several cool-climate areas specializing in Pinot Noir, Carneros was one of the earlier-planted Pinot regions.
The 2019 growing season was an interesting one, starting later than previous years, due to cold tempretures and lots of winter rain. Mild heat throughout the summer with the occasional heat wave allowed the grapes to ripen slowly and evenly. 2019 produced a relatively large yielding and high-quality vintage, with balanced acidity and superb flavors.
The 2019 Three Amigos Pinot Noir features inviting aromas of black raspberry, strawberry, rhubarb, and dark chocolate, combined with touches of black pepper and coriander. The youthful structure engages with layered flavors of bright cranberry, just-ripe strawberry, with touches of ginger and hibiscus on the finish.- Winemakers Sean Thompson, Jesscia Koga and Hugh Davies