Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: USA
Region: California
Appellation: Anderson Vly.
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Organic: Practicing
Biodynamic: Practicing
Vineyard: Wendling Vineyard is located in the “Deep End”, the coolest part, of Anderson Valley. It is the most northwesterly vineyard in the AVA, the closest to the coast other than the vineyards much higher up on Greenwood ridge.
Soil: Gravelly, low vigor soils
Viticulture: farmed using organic and biodynamic methods
Vinification: Slow, gentle fermentating using all native yeasts and about 30% whole cluster in a combination of stainless steel and wood fermenters. Sent to barrel (20% new) with the fine lees to age.
Aging: 16 months on the lees in French oak (20%) new