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Brewer Clifton - SRH Pinot Noir 2022 (750ml)

 

Price: $48.99

Quantity in Stock: 3
 
Producer Brewer Clifton
Country United States
Region Santa Barbara County
Subregion Sta. Rita Hills
Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage 2022
Sku 16701
Size 750ml

Brewer Clifton Description

Aroma: Pomegranate, White Tea, Raspberry

Flavor: Dried Fig, White Truffle, Ripe Cherry

Texture: Rooibos Tea, Savory

Wine Enthusiast's #4 Wine of 2023 

This bottling is comprised of Pinot Noir from three vineyards within the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. 3D, Machado, and Hapgood vineyards all contribute to the wine which exhibits a drive, richness and pedigree expressive of our special growing area coupled with the purity of fruit and firm structure which have been the trademark of Brewer-Clifton.

3D - The primary emphasis of the predominantly sandy 10 acre vineyard is chardonnay, with five clones planted. In addition to chardonnay, there is a smaller field of pinot noir planted to Swan, Pommard and 667 clones.

MACHADO - 15 acre parcel on the Machado family land is located adjacent to Clos Pepe and immediately behind the Kessler-Haak vineyard. The site is marked by a gorgeous rolling terrain with sandy clay loam soils.


HAPGOOD - In slightly richer soil, the vineyard is planted to the Mount Eden selection of chardonnay. The elevated clay loam content results in larger volume and a more dense palate expression. Our most recent installation, planted in 2010, is this small 2 1/2 acre section of pinot noir planted to Merry Edwards clone.

CRAFT
Only neutral barrels are employed. We strive for whole cluster fermentation. We farm with a focus of ripening the stems alongside the fruit, allowing the cluster to be in harmony. Working with the stems allows for wines that are structured, earthy and balanced with our beautiful Sta. Rita Hills fruit.

CELLARING
All of the wines are produced with the intention of aging and cellaring for at least 10 years and can easily be enjoyed after 15 years.

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