SANGUIS Pinot Noir 'Loner R13-a' 2013

This stunning release comes from the Sanguis Pinot Noir plantings at the John Sebastiano vineyard. It was unfined and unfiltered, as the winemaker did not use any new oak to show the purity of fruit.This Santa Rita Hills bottling needs more than two hours in the decanter to open up. Once aroused it begins with aromatics of cherry cola, red raspberry preserves, lavender and nutmeg. There is a viscous and velvety texture to this scintillating wine. Flavors of cherry pie, cherry cough syrup, cola and red raspberry persist. An absolutely seamless wine, with brightness and decadence, yet showing the refined elegance of the best seen from this AVA. (Best 2016-2026) - January, 2016 (OB)


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Wine Specifications


  • Report Date: January, 2016 
  • Producer: Sanguis Wines
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Drinking Window: 2016-2026
  • Estimated Value: $70
  • Country: United States
  • Region: California
  • Appellation: Santa Barbara
  • Importer: NA