2017 Natasha Block Pinot Noir

2017 Natasha Block Pinot Noir
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
McMinnville AVA
Harvest Date
October 16th
Fermentation
25% New French Oak 14 months
Residual Sugar
0
Alcohol %
13.2
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SKU: YH17PNNB
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
McMinnville AVA
Harvest Date
October 16th
Fermentation
25% New French Oak 14 months
Residual Sugar
0
Alcohol %
13.2
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Natasha was quite the surprise this year. Purple and blue fruits fill the nose, and transfer to a savory bramble fruit and spiced raspberry, plum, a hint of blueberry. Natasha finishes dry with refined tannin.
Vineyard Notes
Vines planted in 1989 60% Pommard 40% Wadenswil
Production Notes
730 Cases
Winemaker Notes
The Natasha Block, which is named after the oldest daughter of the winemaker, consists of 6.6 estate acres facing southeast, giving the maximum amount of sunlight in equal distribution to the vines. Natasha Block sits 600 feet in elevation.
Food Pairing Notes
The 2017 Natasha is a beautiful and classic Pinot, pairing well with beef stew, lamb, salmon, or a fresh fruit salad.
Other Notes
The 2017 growing season began with a more normal bud break. The average daily temperatures were slightly warmer with three high temperature incidents and warmer nights. The year ended with a beautiful ripening period of cooler than normal temperatures in the month of September leading to a more fruit characteristics balancing nicely with the minerality and acidity.
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