(From 2012 Vintage) Produced using hand-harvested fruit from carefully selected vineyards within the Sonoma Coast appellation, CrossBarn Pinot Noir offers structure and weight in balance with pure concentrated fruit
(From 2014 Vintage) Deep ruby red hue prepares the senses for intense rhubarb, blackberry, lavender and herbs de Provence. The palate offers juicy Bing cherries, boysenberry, winter spices and white pepper. Silky, elegant tannins are followed by a mouthwatering finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesSporting aromas of black cherries, sweet oak, hints of caramel and toast, and this wine practically demands that you take a big sip without further ado. It is surprisingly dark in color yet does not drift into the weighty, tannic style that its coloring might suggest and, instead, keys on deep, ripe, nicely mannered flavors carried by a supple, plush, almost "posh" sense of richness that furthers the notion that early drinking is entirely appropriate. And, it will age a bit if you put some away.