Heron 2020 Pinot Noir, California
Heron’s philosophy and wines are direct reflections of Laely’s spirit – pioneering, adventurous, daring, smart, adaptable, thrill seeking, irreverent, non-traditional and international.
Winemaker: Laely Heron
Variety: Pinot Noir
Terroir: Monterey, West side of Paso Robles, and Russian River. An elegant composition of sustainably farmed grapes from several of California’s cool, marine influenced micro-climates.
Vinification: 48 Hour cold soak, 3x a day pumpovers, malolactic in neutral barrel.
Aging: 23 months neutral oak
Tasting Note: Crushed raspberries, violets, warm baking spices, and earthy
mineral notes. Pomegranate, cherry and cranberry. The finish
is fresh and seductive, offering hints of exotic spice.