Scar of the Sea 2018  Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Block Q

Scar of the Sea 2018 Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Block Q

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With a palate rich in light red fruit and herbs and aromas of baking spice, this Pinot Noir is layered and complex without compromising drinkability.


Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Vineyard: Bien Nacido Vineyard – Block Q
Location: Santa Maria Valley, CA
Alcohol: 13.4%
Production: 118 cases

Wine begins with lush layers of baked alpine strawberry, cinnamon and clove on the French toast spice-laden nose. The sip is taut in texture, delivering complex and deep flavors of strawberry, sagebrush, rose petal and bay leaf oil in unending waves of expression.

Fruit was 70% destemmed, cold soaked for 4 days and fermented with native yeasts. Aged for 16 months.

Crafted from 40-year-old vines in Block Q at Bien Nacido Vineyards. Picked in two lots, separating the fruit on the upper and lower portion of the hillside.