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Alta Maria Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013

America, California Wine
Alta Maria Vineyards Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir from Bien Nacido, Garey Vineyard, Rancho Viñedo, Rancho Ontiveros. Proportionally Bien Nacido and Garey made up the largest component. 

Country America
Region California Wine
Appellation Santa Maria Valley
Winery Alta Maria Vineyards
Vintage 2013
Color Red
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir  
¥5,500  (incl. tax)

Pinot Noir from Bien Nacido, Garey Vineyard, Rancho Viñedo, Rancho Ontiveros. Proportionally Bien Nacido and Garey made up the largest component. 

Country America
Region California Wine
Appellation Santa Maria Valley
Winery Alta Maria Vineyards
Vintage 2013
Color Red
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir  
Production

Viticulture

Vineyard sources: Bien Nacido, Garey Vineyard, Rancho Viñedo, Rancho Ontiveros.
Proportionally Bien Nacido and Garey made up the largest component many blocks, and clones.  

Clones
Pommard 4, Martini, Mt. Eden, Swan, 113,114,115, 2A,777, 667

Vinification

Native yeast fermentation. 80% whole cluster ferment, aged 22 months in 100% neutral French oak

Owning & Enjoying

Tasting notes

Red berry fruit, sweet rose blossom scent, and a refreshing minerality are blended well. Asian spices, pencil lead nuances, and silky smoothness combine beautifully showing the character of the Santa Maria Valley. The wine reveals a different look with each passing hour.

 

Winery

Winery Description

Creating Wines with a True Reflection of Terrior

Alta Maria is a small, artisan winery focusing on producing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the cold and oceanic Santa Maria Valley appellation in Santa Barbara County. Founded by 9th Generation Californian James Ontiveros, and Winemaker and long-time college friend Paul Wilkins, Alta Maria’s wines are inspired by the old world regions of France and are classic examples of purity, balance and complexity. They strive to make the best wines possible in a very conscientious manner and employ organic and sustainable practices leaving no indelible mark on the people and places around us.

The name “Alta Maria” refers to the upper Santa Maria River, which James’ ancestor, Don Juan Pacifico Ontiveros crossed on Saint Mary’s Day, 1855, as he drove cattle from Southern California to his new home at Rancho Tepusquet – now home to some of the world’s most renowned vines. The picturesque river flowing through the valley was the force responsible for sustaining ranch life in those early days.

The artwork for Alta Maria Vineyards features hand-hewn iron nails used by homesteaders in Santa Maria before the Industrial Revolution introduced mass-produced, machine-cut nails. Despite its lowly function, each nail is unique from the next according to the conditions in which it was made and the expertise of the craftsman.

 

 

Data
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Case Size 12 blts/case
Alcohol 13.7%
Product Code AM131372
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