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Paul Hobbs Carneros Hyde Vineyard Pinot Noir

Wine Details


Paul Hobbs


Pinot Noir



Wine Description

(2013 Vintage) Hand-harvested; picked at night Hand-sorted while still cold from the field; 5% whole cluster inclusion. 5-day cold soak, 15 days total maceration. Fermented in small, open-top stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts.Gentle punchdowns and pumpovers. Aged 11 months in French Oak barrels; 63% new Coopers: Cadus, Damy, Louis Latour, Francois Frères, Marques. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrel. Unfined and unfiltered; bottled August 2015

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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/03