Sta. Rita Hills Wine Santa Barbara, California
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A superior source of California Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Sta. Rita Hills is the coolest, westernmost sub-region of the larger Santa Ynez Valley appellation within Santa Barbara County. This relatively new AVA is unquestionably one to keep an eye on.
The climate of Sta. Rita Hills is a natural match for Chardonnay and Pinot noir, thanks to the crisp ocean breezes and well-drained, limestone-rich calcareous soil. Here, grapes ripen just enough, while retaining brisk acidity and harmonious balance.
Etude Sta. Rita Hills Fiddlestix Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017Pinot Noir from Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara, Central Coast, California