February 17, 2020

2017 Three Sticks Price Family Estates Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., pH 3.51, TA 0.64, 865 cases, $65. Released February 20, 2019. The core of this wine is from Walala Vineyard with contributions from Gap’s Crown, Durell and One Sky. Swan, 115, 667, 777, “828,” and Calera clones. 25% whole cluster. Aged 11 months in French oak barrels, 42% new. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Aromas of black cherry pie, fertile earthy and dusty oak. A real mouthful of sweet black cherry and blackberry fruit underlain with a thread of gracious oak. Mid weight plus in extraction, with a silken texture, demure tannins and some length on the finish. This wine packs a lot of pleasure. Score: 92. Reviewed April 16, 2019

Winery: Three Sticks Wines
From article: Recently Tasted California Wines