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194 Signature Wines and Wineries of Coastal California PINOT NOIR, SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS, FERRARI VINEYARDS gourmet pairings Pair with sautéed Alaskan halibut topped with wild mushrooms and served with a reduction sauce made with capers. tasting notes This powerfully flavored, deep ruby colored, ful- bodied, and concentrated Pinot Noir has expressions of fruit, floral, plums, red and black cherry, boysenberry, cracked pepper, earth tones, and spice. It is well balanced with integrated acidity, structured tannin, and hints of vanilla from lots of French oak barrels. Compelling in every way, it offers hints of juicy raspberry fruit that's focused, pure, and undeniably delicious. winemaker's insight This three-acre vineyard is located in the cool Corralito's hills, four-and-a-half miles from the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by large redwood trees, this 35-year-old vineyard is farmed organically and without irrigation. Following three days of cold soak, the wine ferments on its skins for three weeks in one-and-a- half-ton bins and is hand-punched down several times a day. awarDs & DistinCtions The wine has won numerous gold medals at wine competitions. APPELLATION: Santa Cruz Mountains COMPOSITION: 100 % Pinot Noir MATURATION: Aged 10 months in 50 percent French oak barrel from Central France. CELLARING: This very complex wine is delicious now but would benefit to be cellared for a decade to explore another dimension and show its full potential. TECHNICAL DATA Visit our website by scanning image on left. LEARN MORE

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