Vinous 95 Points: “The 2019 Pinot Noir La Rinconada vineyard is such an exciting wine. Spice, cedar, blood orange, and mint open first, giving the 2019 vintage its deep exotic personality. Pliant and supple on the palate, with superb length, the Rinconada is truly exceptional. Silky tannins add to its allure.
Winery Notes: “First planted in 1997, La Rinconada sits adjacent to the Sanford & Benedict Vineyard. Primarily planted to both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the lower section is planted on an extinct portion of the Santa Ynez River. Sandy loam, diatomaceous earth, shale, and deeply layered alluvium soils coupled with strong maritime influences create perfection for Burgundian varietals.”
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