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Baileyana Firepeak Pinot Noir 2018

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750ML / 13.5% ABV
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750ML / 13.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry, cinnamon and tobacco burst from the glass

of this beautifully balanced Pinot Noir. Dark fruit, blueberry, root beer and cola

fl avors, are complemented by good acidity and structure. The soft supple

tannins create a beautiful finish.

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JD 90
Jeb Dunnuck
The only red I was able to taste from this estate, the 2018 Pinot Noir Firepeak comes from the Paragon Vineyard in Edna Valley and was brought up in 35% new French oak. Terrific notes of tart cherry and strawberries, spring flowers, and forest floor all dominate the bouquet, and it's medium bodied, with bright acidity, notable balance, and a clean, juicy style that's a joy to drink. It's well worth checking out.
WE 90
Wine Enthusiast

Dark-cherry, muddy earth and dark-mint aromas show on the nose of this bottling. The palate is crisp with cherry and berry, as pinches of thyme and baking spice complete the sip.

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Over 35 years ago, Catharine Niven envisioned a small vineyard in front of her Edna Valley home that would deliver high quality wines.

To achieve her goal, she bucked popular California viticultural trends and looked to the old world for her inspiration. She was one of the first women to own a winery and one who wasn’t afraid to do things differently. Baileyana, named for the place where she met her husband Jack, soon outgrew her small home vineyard. It has since been sourced from their estate Paragon Vineyard, Jack’s pioneering plantings going back to 1973. Baileyana offers beautiful, cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, which are refined, rich, and perfectly balanced. She wasn’t entirely surprised by Baileyana’s early success, but Catharine didn’t dream that her small project would become the family legacy that it is today.

Now in the expert hands of the next two generations, the wines remain true to her pioneering spirit, as well as to the genuine, elegant style she exuded when walking into any room.

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California’s coolest wine growing area, Edna Valley excels in the production of high quality Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Rhône Blends and aromatic white wines. It has a cool Mediterranean climate and an incredibly long growing season, giving late-ripening varieties plenty of opportunity to develop great phenolic complexity.

Its northwest to southeast orientation creates a direct path for cool Pacific air and fog to penetrate the valley from the Los Osos and Morro Bay area inwards. Low hillsides of both calcareous and volcanic soils are home to much of the vineyard acreage of the Edna Valley.

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Thin-skinned, finicky and temperamental, Pinot Noir is also one of the most rewarding grapes to grow and remains a labor of love for some of the greatest vignerons in Burgundy. Fairly adaptable but highly reflective of the environment in which it is grown, Pinot Noir prefers a cool climate and requires low yields to achieve high quality. Outside of France, outstanding examples come from in Oregon, California and throughout specific locations in wine-producing world. Somm Secret—André Tchelistcheff, California’s most influential post-Prohibition winemaker decidedly stayed away from the grape, claiming “God made Cabernet. The Devil made Pinot Noir.”

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