VOLUME 11, ISSUE 50
August 27, 2019
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
The Prince Departs

2017 Alma de Cattleya Sonoma County Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.64, TA 0.59, 1,600 cases, $28, DIAM closure. A blend of four vineyards and eight clones including Dijon Pommard and Calera. 100% de-stemmed fruit, short cold soak, fermented with a combination of native and proprietary yeasts. Aged 16 months in French oak barrels, 15% new. · Moderately light garnet color in the glass. The nose is highlighted with aromas of cherry, savory herbs and underbrush. A savory, light to mid weight styled wine with flavors of cherry and herbs. Easygoing, with modest tannins. Score: 88. Reviewed June 4, 2019

Winery: Cattleya Wines
From article: Russian River Valley: Pisoni/Lucia, Cattleya, Benovia, Furthermore & Small Vines