Appellation:                                         Carneros, Napa Valley

Vine Age:                                           Swann – 26 year old vines

                                                             777 – 13 year old vines

                                                             Calera – 13 year old vines

Harvest Date:                                  September 17, 2012 then cold soaked for 5 days

At Harvest:                                                      24.2 brix

 3.42 ph

 5.9 ta

Clones:                                                67% Swann,  23% 777 and 10% Calera

Fermentation:                                    16 days

Aging/Cooperage:                             11+ months in French oak barrels

Bottle Date and Production:             August 22, 2013 – 359 Cases (12 x 750ml)

At Bottling:                                                        3.76 ph

  5.5 ta

14.4% alcohol

 

Release Date:                                            June 1, 2014

Notes from the Winemaker:

The Beresini 2012 Pinot Noir shows classic Carneros Pinot notes of red cherry, earth and cranberry.  The wine is medium weight with bracing acidity and bright red fruits followed by earthy/mint tones.  This Pinot shows well and will open more over the next 18 months.

 Beresini Vineyards     

Napa, California 94559           707-257-0169

www.beresinivineyards.com