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2022 Pinot Noir, Sun Chase Bottleshot
Petaluma Gap

2022 Pinot Noir, Sun Chase

Winemaker's Notes

Part of what gives Sun Chase its uniquely special character is the vineyard’s exposure to intense high-elevation sunlight, well-draining rocky soils, and the brisk maritime winds cascading through the Petaluma Gap to the Pacific Ocean. This distinctive environment shapes the grapes, resulting in a wine with exceptionally concentrated flavors. The resulting wine offers a lively combination of bright, high-acid fruit, with shimmering notes of raspberry and wild cherry. Subtle undertones of savory blackberry and quince add depth, enhanced by the influence of the mountain sun.

Technical Data

Special Designation: Micro Lot
Vineyard Designation: Petaluma Gap
Harvest Date: 2022 Pinot Noir, Sun Chase
Fermentation: 17 Days
Aging: 16 months in French Oak (50% new)
ML: 100%
Wine Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Barrels Produced: 16
pH: 3.71
Alcohol: 14.2%
Acid: 5.7 g/l