Cobb Coastlands Old Firs Block Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2012
Cobb Coastlands Old Firs Block Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2012 - A complex and alluring wine with aromas of black cherry, orange blossom licorice, peppermint and Asian spices. With firm, mouth-filling tannins and bright acidity, this wine has the structure for a long life.
In 2001, renowned grape grower David Cobb joined forces with his winemaker son Ross to found Cobb Wines. Marine biologist David planted his Coastlands vineyard in 1989, becoming one of the very first growers to explore the potential of the ‘extreme’ Sonoma Coast, a few miles from the ocean. Ross gained valuable experience with Pinot at Williams Selyem and Flowers, and for six years was winemaker at Hirsch Vineyards while also releasing wines under the family name.
Many Californian winemakers claim a love of burgundy, but Ross’s regular visits seem to have had a more profound effect than most. His are among the state’s most delicate Pinots, as well as telling expressions of place..
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