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2017 Pinot Noir Bondi Home Ranch 750 ml

2017 Pinot Noir Bondi Home Ranch 750 ml

Appellation
Green Valley
2017 Pinot Noir Bondi Home Ranch 750 ml

Our 2017 Bondi Home Ranch Pinot Noir has sweet aromas of blueberry, black cherry and sweet sandalwood. The palate is weighty and rich with a lengthy finish with deep flavors of boysenberry and hints of clean earth. 

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$68.00
/ 750 ml
SKU: MJ17PNBH
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Green Valley
Vineyard Designation
Bondi Home Ranch
Alcohol %
15.5
Wine Profile
Ratings
94 points – Antonio Galloni, Vinous, 93 points – Wine Advocate
Vineyard Notes
The Bondi Home Ranch sits at the southernmost tip of the Russian River Valley in the Green Valley AVA in Sebastopol. The Bondi vineyard is planted with eastern exposure, which promotes even ripening with all day sun. The cool breeze from the sea rises in the late afternoon, skimming along the distant bank of fog, relieving the vines from the afternoon heat and enhancing slower ripening. The clones are 115, 777, 667, 828, 943 and Calera.
Winemaker Notes
The growing season of 2017 stayed wet with spring rains and cooler temperatures, providing moist soil reserves through the summer. The summer had stretches of hot days throughout, especially over the Labor Day weekend, when harvest was at its peak. We were very lucky in October 2017 that the Tubbs Fire, which burned from Calistoga to Santa Rosa, stopped 1.5 miles from our properties. Across Sonoma County as well as in our vineyards, 95% of all wine grapes were already harvested and were not affected by the smoke from these devastating fires.