Year’s Best Pinot Noir

We are honored to have our 2013 Rita’s Crown Pinot Noir on Wine & Spirits Magazine’s “Year’s Best” issue for U.S. Pinot Noir.

2013 Sta. Rita Hills Rita’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir- 91 points

From the same vineyard and winemaker (Gavin Chanin) as the Chanin wine above, this has the bright, primary verve of a good cry Beaujolais, the flavors blue and simple but energized by firm, stony tannins. The finish is lively, with the cool saltiness of an umeboshi plum. pour this with grilled fish, especially tuna collar. (Dec. 2015)