impeccable single plot, coastal influenced Pinot from a great under-the-radar project.
Turnstone Vineyard is nestled in Sebastopol Hills, West Sonoma Coast (10 miles from the Ocean)
Tom and Ashley Darling are the couple behind these extraordinary wines
old world style/new world fruit
clones are 777 and swan, soil is Goldridge sandy-loam, 70m elevation
only 1440 bottles produced. 93 pts Wine Enthusiast
Charming red- and black-cherry aromas mingle with damp forest and elegant spice tones, followed by crunchy raspberry and cranberry flavors, medium tannins matched by good acidity, beautifully balanced, juicy, concentrated, fragrantly spiced and ethereal. a tasty, appetizing, light-bodied wine that keeps you coming back for more.
region: Sonoma Coast, CA, USA
varietal: Pinot Noir
style: light red
farming/cellar: organic, hand picked, ambient yeast, Hand-sorted directly into fermenter 90% whole cluster, made in all neutral French oak, aged 11 months, low so2, unfiltered, unfined