2018 J. Wilkes Pinot Noir

Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara, CA

from our SANTA BARBARA EPISODE

Alcohol 13.9%

Aromatics: 2018 added another five weeks of hang time yielding in a deeper and darker black and blueberry aroma profile. The “normal” black” cherry loamy-earth and savory white pepper are still showing under the dense fruit.

Palate: Ripe on entry and dry, earthy, elegant in the mid-palate, with a classy and elegant mineral finish that promises a delicious glass tonight, or amazing development over the next 5-12 years in the cellar.

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