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Picket Fence Russian River Pinot Noir 2008

Pinot Noir from Russian River, Sonoma County, California
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    Winemaker Notes

    The 2008 season was spectacular with temperate conditions. It was much drier and cooler overall with a heat spike in late August. This produced smaller, more concentrated fruit and the grapes benfited from the added "hang time" at the end of the season with good Brix at harvest

    The challenge with Pinot Noir is to get enough extract from the grape skins without turning the wine into something too heavy and rustic. This wine has an elegant, pure fruit forward style with... View More

    Picket Fence

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    Picket Fence wines grew out of our long friendship and a shared desire to create handcrafted wines that reflect the awe-inspiring appeal of Sonoma County's Russian River Valley. This spectacular region is a place of unparalleled beauty with unique growing conditions and vineyards. When we decided to make a wine together, we embraced the Russian River Valley as our winemaking home.

    Picket Fence also reunites old friends, vineyard manager Pete Opatz and winemaker Don Van... View More