2018 Pinot Noir "Slice of Heaven"
Donnachadh Vineyard, Sta. Rita Hills
This 2018 Slice is very pure; a beautiful amalgam of fruit and earth. At times, it almost feels a bit boring to describe yet another Pinot Noir’s fruit as cherry, but this wine’s cherry drop candy in the nose is just too definitive not to call a spade a spade. This, along with its sublime sense of earth, makes the cuvee absolutely archetypical, delivering in every whiff that which is the mystique of Sta. Rita Hills Pinot. It has perfect acidity which launches its youthful fruit across the palate, and its fabric has a soothing warmth laced into it from some of the best French oak barrels that money can buy.