2015 Legacy Nancy's Pinot Noir 750 mL
Bold, Opulent, Spicy and Expansive
Named after Bill Stoller’s sister, this wine is bold. Made primarily from Pommard, this wine shows ripe black raspberry and black cherry, coupled with fresh herb, cinnamon, anise and sandalwood. Nancy’s is structured, rich and spicy, driven in part by the percentage of whole cluster in fermentation, 48%.
Warm and temperate spring weather prompted an early bud break as well as perfect weather for ideal fruit set, thereby producing larger, luscious clusters with lots of berries. The consistently dry weather and summer sun beautifully ripened the fruit until the end of August when a cold front came in and slowed down the assumed trajectory of our harvest. The cooler temperatures slowed down the sugar accumulation of the fruit and allowed for a longer hang time on the vine. Consequently, we were able to bring in the fruit as the flavors presented themselves. As a result, the wines are concentrated with complex layers and bright acidity.