Pinot Noir, The Noble Grape

Years like 2015, fraught with climatic hardships including a poor set, shatter and up to 70% lower fruit yields, causes one to wonder why we continue forward with what seems like a crazy venture. Demanding as it is to cultivate and create, this illustrious varietal, drink of nobility since the days of the Roman Empire, provides us with as many satisfactions as trials—not only for its pure hue and elegant finish, but because it tells the story of the fog-shrouded, windy hillsides that make it possible.