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Tyler Winery Sanford and Benedict Pinot Noir 2019

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

Winemaker Notes

Tyler has the great fortune of working with the oldest vines in the Santa Rita Hills. Planted to a selection of cuttings from the famed Mt. Eden vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains, this parcel sits just below our block of chardonnay in very well-drained but deep chert/shale soils above chalk.This 45+ year old parcel planted by Richard Sanford and Michael Benedict routinely produce the most complex, pure and ethereal pinot noir in our range. It is a wine of total grace and elegance.

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The 2019 Pinot Noir Sanford & Benedict Old Vines has a pale ruby-purple color and layered aromas of wild berries, dried citrus, flowers, cured meats and dark spice. The medium-bodied palate has intense, layered, brambly fruit in a seamless, superfine frame, and it finishes very long and detailed. The personality and texture of this cuvée from the 1970-era vines in the Sanford & Benedict vineyard really take this to the next level.

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Tyler Winery, California
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Tyler is dedicated to producing wines of delicacy and balance, where structure and nuance are favored above all else. Our focus is exclusively on exceptional vineyard sites throughout the Santa Rita Hills and Santa Maria Valley within Santa Barbara County, and feel pinot noir and chardonnay are the best mediums to express each vineyard site. Within these two appellations, the unique combination of marine-based soils, transverse ranges and valleys, and cool ocean influence make this a truly wonderful place for growing pinot noir and chardonnay.

We believe wine should be elegant and honest, and must possess aromatic purity.

In order to best convey the individuality of each site, we try to be modern in our thinking and classic in our approach. Great effort had been made not only to seek out vineyards of pedigree, but also to seek out vines with age. We now work with a number of the oldest vineyard blocks in the County and believe this is essential in our quest for both purity and intesity. Furthermore, close collaboration with each of our growers along with focused, minimal handling of fruit and wine allow us the best opportunity to achieve our goals.

We currently produce 12 different bottlings each year from 22 parcels within 7 different vineyard sites. Total production is approximately 2500 cases annually.

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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.

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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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