' Talisman Wine - 2015HuckleberrysVineyardPinotNoir

2015 Huckleberry's Vineyard, Green Valley

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Description

 Bill and Lauren Hipp, along with their dogs Huckleberry and Gracie, farm this vineyard on the edge of the Sonoma Coast appellation in the Green Valley of Russian River Valley, just northwest of the small town of Graton. This pocket-sized parcel sits on classic Gold Ridge soils. The closely-spaced vineyard is managed entirely by hand (Bill’s and Lauren’s!) and the attention to detail translates to the wine. And it's less than an acre! We wish we could make more than just a few barrels.

Tasting Notes

Mmmmmmm, a bright bouquet of raspberry, cherry, red licorice, sarsaparilla, vanilla and a hint of red cinnamon heart candies wafts up from the glass. This Pinot has wonderful high notes, round texture and tight structure with flavors of cranberry, plum, Asian spice and bramble; it’s lively, sassy, juicy and showing a very long life ahead.

Vineyard Designation

Huckleberry's Vineyard

Vineyard Notes

3 barrels / 74 cases made

Ratings

94 points Pinotfile, 93 points IWR, 92 points Wine Enthusiast
Vintage 2015
Varietal Pinot Noir
Varietal Composition 100% Pinot Noir
Appellation Green Valley of Russian River Valley
Barrel Aging 21 months 50% New French Oak
Size 750 ml