Not yet reviewed; 2017 vintage rated 95 points by The Tasting Panel: "This vintage marks the 20th anniversary of the Biodynamic Sea Smoke estate vineyard, which boasts ten Pinot Noir clones grown on three soil types at a range of elevations. Barrel-aged for 16 months in French oak (28% new), it expresses a deep, dark perfume of cardamom and tilled soil elevated by rose petals. Black raspberry, graphite, anise, and espresso bean shade in the big-boned structure as a finish of Chinese five spice seasons the fine tannins."
|Appellation||Sta. Rita Hills|