Brewer-Clifton, Machado Pinot Noir – FINE WINE SALE

Pinot Noir,


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    One of the coolest climates on the west coast, Sta. Rita Hills of Santa Barbara County enjoys the longest growing season, making this a paradise for pinot noir and chardonnay. The quality of the vineyards and grapes grown here is rivaled only by the absolute beauty of the region itself. The unique transverse valleys funnel maritime influences through a small appellation filled with with variations in soil, aspect and micro-climates to produce sites of character and distinction. We are incredibly fortunate to work and farm in this exceptional winegrowing region, unlike any other in the world.

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    In The Cellar
    Whole bunch fermented with neutral oak maturation.

    In The Vineyard
    A 15 acre parcel of rolling terrain on sandy loam soils. Machado is dominantly planted with Pinot Noir (clones are Pommard, Merry Edwards, Mount Eden, and 459).
    Intense aromas of cherry, rhubarb and mint, flavours of blackberry and allspice underscored with black tea: structured, savoury, earthy and textured, complex and long.