From the excellently named vineyard, 'Sun Chase,' this is heavenly Pinot Noir. The site gets plenty of sunshine to ripen the fruit, but being high up, is exposed to a cooling wind to create balance in the wine.
Pax Mahle began his wine life as a sommelier on America’s east coast before taking a job out west as Wine Director for Dean & DeLuca in California. It wasn’t long before he decided that he “wanted to be the guy with ...Learn more
“Volcanic. Dark ruby. Intense, warm, volcanic(?) notes on the nose – rather un Pinot-ish. Lots of juicy liquorice fruit. Lots of fun, Very unburgundian! Just slightly lacking juice. Quite tannic.”