Balinard
Balinard
Sonoma Coast
Pinot Noir
Appellation   Russian River Valley, Green Valley
Grower   Greg Adams, Matt Reidy
Vineyard   3 Acres
Soil   Sebastopol Loam
Clones   Calera, Suitcase (Vosne-Romanée) , Dijon 115
Planted   2007

Burgundian-defined elegance, amongst forest ferns and apple orchards, this organically farmed located in Russian River excellence on the outskirts of Sebastopol, Balinard exudes the best of what West County has to offer.  Always a forward thinker, Matt Reidy and regional viticulturist, Greg Adams known as Dr. Dirt pioneered organic and sustainable farming techniques for his Balinard Vineyard. The 2.5-acre organic Pinot Noir vineyard was planted to clones 115, Calera and a special suitcase Vosne-Romanee selection in 2007.

 

2019 Auteur Balinard Pinot Noir

Provocative with a defining elegance, beautiful cherry blossom, thyme, wild fennel, and rosehip with a core of boysenberry. Rounded tannins are firm with tension.

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