2017 Lloyd Pinot Noir
Lloyd Cellars Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir
Sta. Rita Hills
La Viña / Rio Vista
La Viña - September 13; Rio Vista - September 9
10 months in French oak; 12 months in the bottle
100% Malolactic, open top, submerged cap fermented
Powerful notes of brambly fruits, cola and spice are backed by toasty oak providing exceptional depth, length and texture.
100% Pinot Noir sourced from La Viña and Rio Vista Vineyards in Sta. Rita Hills. Submerged cap fermented in 100% stainless steel. Barrel aged for 10 months in French oak. Bottle aged for 12 months prior to release.
Sourced from the Sta. Rita Hills near Santa Barbara, this is a big, rich California Pinot Noir that serves as a wonderful complement to our Chardonnay. It is our sixth vintage of Pinot Noir from this area and we are thrilled to share it with you.