Meiomi Pinot Noir 2018, Sonoma County, Monterey County, Santa Barbara County, California

Unifying three of California’s most notable coastal areas, from the maritime mist of Sonoma, to the chilly fog of Santa Barbara, and the howling winds of Monterey, these Pinot Noir vineyards lay the foundation for a dynamic blend. Meiomi, means ‘coast’ in the language of the California Wappo tribe. Each of the vineyards chosen for Meiomi offer the best expression of their appellations along the California coast. 2018 vintage – A rich garnet color with a ruby edge, the wine opens to reveal lifted fruit aromas of bright strawberry and jammy fruit, mocha, and vanilla, along with toasty oak notes. Expressive boysenberry, blackberry, dark cherry, juicy strawberry, and toasty mocha flavors lend complexity and depth on the palate. The well-integrated oak provides structure and depth seldom seen in Pinot Noir.