Twomey Pinot Noir 2017 Anderson Valley


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Notes of black cherry, wild strawberry, rose petals and brown sugar with wet forest floor of cedar, sorrel and pollen
Lively acidity, baked apple and cranberry, it is bright and energetic with great depth and an elegant framing of dark spice. The tannins are velvety with well-integrated oak, having used 31% new French oak. It spent 11 months on its primary lees giving it a wonderful rounded body. This wine is a blend from two separate vineyards, one in land giving the wine its flavour density and one closer to the coast grown on clay soils further adding to the complexity of the wine. This allows for a true expression of Pinot Noir from Anderson valley. The 2017 growing season was initially graced with some much needed rain after a few years of drought, followed by a couple of heat waves before harvest gives this wine a rich fruit flavour.

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Producer Information: Twomey

Twomey was founded 20 years ago by the Duncan Family of Silver Oak to make dynamic, vineyard-focused wines; using leading-edge technology with a sense of exploration from California to Oregon. Over the years a passion for Pinot Noir has opened doors to cool climate vineyard opportunities and to the goal of representing that respective growing region in a delicious wine. The winemaking team aim to create wines to be enjoyed at the dinner table. balancing ripe fruit with crisp, mouthwatering acidity at moderate alcohol levels. They farm with long term respect for the environment. advanced water conservation, use of cover crops, fish-friendly farming and integrated pest management. This all plays a critical role in the focused fruit character and quality of the wine.

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