Hartford Court Arrendell Vineyard Point Noir 2014

Hartford Court Arrendell Vineyard Point Noir 2014

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Hartford Family Winery Hartford Court Arrendell Vineyard Point Noir

Region: Russian River Valley, Sonoma, USA

Vintage: 2014

Bottle size: 75cl

Grape: Pinot Noir

ABV: 14%

WA: 97 points

Arrendell Vineyard Pinot Noir is a deep, ruby-colored wine with complex aromas of blackcurrants, red cherries, forest floor, and violets are interlaced with a savory grilled herb nuance. Black cherries and kirsch flavors complement silky tannins and a multi-layered mouthfeel. The lingering and nuanced finish is a hallmark of all bottlings from this amazing vineyard site.

Arrendell Vineyard sits in arguably the coldest spot in the Green Valley of the Russian River Valley AVA. Each year this old-vine Pinot Noir vineyard, which was planted in 1975, struggles to ripen the one-ton/acre crop of old heirloom Pinot Noir selections by Halloween. The cold meso-climate that results from cool air settling in this low-lying vineyard preserves natural acidity in the grapes and helps preserve the purity expression of the unique, terroir in this wine. Natural acidity and density of distinct flavors that result from these adverse conditions also heightens the potential for extended aging of Arrendell Vineyard Pinot Noir bottlings.

Hartford Family Winery was founded in 1994 as a result of Don and Jennifer Hartford’s appreciation for the wines, the people, and the unique vineyards near their Russian River Valley home. Located in the Sonoma County town of Forestville, the winery is about 15 miles from the cool Pacific Coast.