2019 Barrique Pinot Noir

Varietal/Blend: Pinot Noir
Farming Practices: sustainable
Vineyard: two vineyards from Russian River
Valley and Sonoma Carneros
Elevation / Exposure: varied
Soil: gravel and clay
Year Vines Were Planted: 1999-2000
Yeast: ambient
Fermentation: 70% destemmed and gravity fed
to open-top fermenters / 30% whole clusters
placed in tank / cold soak for 5 days before
spontaneous fermentation is allowed to begin
/ pressed before dryness
Malolactic: spontaneous malolactic in barrel
Maturation: 12 months in French oak (30% new)
Sulfur: yes
Alcohol: 13%
Acidity: 3.58 pH // TA 6.5 g/L
Fined: no
Filtered: yes
Country: United States
Region: California
Subregion: Sonoma County

Brack Mountain Wine Company is located in Sebastopol,
California and their Enos Estate Vineyards and wine cave is
located in the Dry Creek Valley, Healdsburg, California. Dan
Fitzgerald & John Harvey craft multiple labels (Bench, L’Oliveto,
Cyprus, Daniel), from esteemed vineyard sites in Sonoma
County using old world methods (picking vineyards at lower
brix, low temperature fermentations using indigenous/vineyard
yeasts, and aging in neutral French oak).