Russian River Valley, Sebastopol Hills
Pinot Noir
Appellation   Russian River Valley
Grower   Arturo Robledo
Vineyard   11 acres
Soil   Goldridge
Clones   Pommard
Planted   1995

“Coastal cool” zone within apple orchards and farmstands, the Sebastopol Hills sub-appellation is characterized by lower average daily temperatures and heavy fog intrusion, with prominent afternoon winds reminiscent of the nearby Petaluma Gap.

2022 Auteur Starkey Vineyard Pinot Noir

Sappy kirsch with sun-ripened figs in joyful union with rose petals and acacia tree. A blend of black raspberry and pomegranate molasses complement bold leather and star anise, exuding a lavish, plump structure.