2020 RESERVE SOLOMON HILLS PINOT NOIR

$90

This limited-edition Pinot Noir comes exclusively from the famed Solomon Hills Vineyard, the westernmost vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley, just 11 miles from the Pacific Ocean. In 2020, a blockbuster vintage only elevated this pedigree, producing a wine that delivers deep concentration with balance and elegance. Exquisite flavors of cola, cherry, spice and raspberry showcase the vineyard’s cool-climate terroir. The palate is backed with great structure and savoriness, all leading to a mouth-filling experience through the finish.

Appellation: This single-vineyard selection hails from the famed Solomon Hills Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley. This vineyard was planted in the 1990s by the Miller family—the family behind the legendary Bien Nacido Vineyard. Solomon Hills has since emerged as their crown jewel, and is renowned producing Pinot Noirs of elegance, richness and length.

Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir

Barrel Aging: 11 months in 80% new French oak

95 Points by Wine Enthusiast