Luli Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands, California 2018

Luli Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands, California 2018

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Though the region didn't earn it's AVA until the early '90s, this special sliver of microclimate in California's Monterey County has been under vine since the Conquistadors cultivated grapes here. Pinot Noir in particular thrives in these Kimmeridgian and clay soils, with cool coastal breezes from the Pacific. 

The Luli project is a collaborative effort, with the winemaking based out of a Sonoma winery and the fruit sourced via close relationships with (sustainable) farmers throughout the region. Unfined and unfiltered, aged in neutral oak, this juice retains a supple, vibrant texture. Plums and baking spices on the nose are echoed in the palate, with that lean cool weather acidity to tie it all up.

Food Ideas: beets marinated in blood orange vinaigrette, roasted rack of lamb, cranberry and pumpkin seed stuffing, winter squash soup, baked trout