February 17, 2020

2014 Three Sticks Gap’s Crown Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., pH 3.50, TA 0.59, 354 cases, $65. This vineyard is an Estate property of Three Sticks located in the Petaluma Gap. 13% whole cluster, aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 60% new. · Moderate reddish purple color in the glass. Demonstrative aromas of cherry pie, baking spices and toasty oak combine for an inviting experience. Highly appealing black cherry fruited core is framed by juicy acidity and modest tannins. A dancing, stylish wine with good finesse, plenty of sap, and a persistent finish. Score: 93. Reviewed October 30, 2016

Winery: Three Sticks Wines
From article: Recently Tasted Pinot Noir