Cobb Coastlands Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013
Cobb Coastlands Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013 - Beautiful coastal aromas of pine and moist forest floor add nuance to notes of cherry and orange spice tea. On the palate, crisp acidity and seamless tannins from 30 months of French oak aging carry this wine to a smooth finish with hints of strawberry and rosewater.
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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