Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery 2012 Sea Slopes, Fort Ross Vineyard, Fort Ross-Seaview, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

  • Year: 2012
  • Winery: Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Region: Sonoma County
  • Retail Price: $46.00
  • Sale Price: $41.00
Featured in:  Signature Series

This expressive ruby hued Pinot Noir has black cherry and wild berry aromas that are elegantly balanced by cedar notes. Generous black raspberry and mulberry with hints of baking spices evolve on the palate finishing with silky tannins that express the coastal terroir.

  • 91 points, Connoisseurs' Guide (Jun. 14): "Well-defined, ripe-cherry fruit is met in the nose by a nice dollop of sweet oak and hints of stony soil spice, and the same is true of the like-minded flavors that follow, but in both cases, the wine holds back just a bit owing to its very obvious youth, and it winds up for now on the firmer side of the varietal spectrum..."

This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.