The 2017 Sun Chase Vineyard Pinot Noir springs from the glass offering bing cherry, pomegranate, black raspberry, dried Provencal herbs, lavender and loamy rock. The mid-palate supports a dynamic chorus of savory notes, plush red and dark fruits, and a beam of acidity to support a long seamless finish.
93 Jeb Dunnuck
Also from the Sonoma Coast, the 2017 Pinot Noir Sun Chase Vineyard offers classic ripe strawberry and red currant fruits as well as notes of spicy herbs, underbrush, and earth. Medium to full-bodied, rich, nicely textured, and balanced, it’s going to benefit from a year or two of bottle age and drink nicely for a decade.
RP92 Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
This comes from clones 777, 667, 114 and 828. The 2017 Pinot Noir Sun Chase Vineyard was made with 30% whole cluster and was aged 18 months in 100% Burgundian barrels, 40% new. Medium to deep ruby-purple in color, it springs from the glass with vivacious Morello cherries, warm cranberries and black raspberries notes with touches of garrigue, lavender, Provence herbs and tilled soil. Medium to full-bodied, the palate features a lovely savoriness, framed by fine-grained tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long and earthy.