Hyde has justifiably become one of the superstar vineyards in Carneros. Small berry size concentrates intensity and vineyard character, essential to the winemaker's quest to bring forth the elusive "terroir" of the site. The 2005 Hyde Vineyard Carneros Pinot Noir showcases aromas of cherry, raspberry, chocolate and woodsy forest floor. Expansive structure, coupled with silky tannins on the palate, is accented by highly extracted blueberry, fig, mocha and spice. With its array of aromas and flavors, this elegant wine displays excellent structure and complexity. The elongated finish is complimented by flavors of pomegranate and cardamom.