Single Vineyard Estate Pinot Noirs from California’s “True” Sonoma Coast
2019 Aston Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Current Release
While this is technically an AVA wine, all the fruit was sourced from the Aston Estate and the hallmark aromas and flavors of the site confirm this fact. In the glass, the wine displays a dark ruby hue. Aromas suggest forest floor, strawberry, pine bough and lilac. The complex palate notes take a turn towards the darker side, suggesting boysenberry, lavender, cranberry reduction, fresh loam and wet river stone. The lush mid-palate is framed by a vivacious acidity that carries the extended finish through to a clean floral finish. This is a fantastic introduction to what this vineyard has to offer, showing off all of its expressive attributes.
2018 Aston Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Current Release
This bottling comes from its own block in the vineyard. The result in the glass is a balanced, expressive Pinot Noir that resonates with all the hallmark notes of the Estate vineyard. The wine displays a red-purple hue in the glass. Aromas suggest blackberry jam, cranberry, plum, orange pith, and nutmeg. The sleek, structured palate resonates with notes of raspberry, pomegranate pulp, river rock, and lavender.
2018 Aston Estate Pinot Noir Current Release
This wine is a feast for the senses. In the glass the wine displays a red-purple hue. Vivid aromas emerge from the glass in concert, with notes of star anise, moss, dark bramble fruit, and cedar bark. The sleek palate is marked by a mélange of structure-focused earthy notes and spice dusted pomegranate reduction, black licorice, and orange oil. Possessing incredible depth, structural integrity, fruit character and a bright acidity, this wine will evolve over time in the glass, in a decanter or in the cellar for years to come.
2017 Aston Estate Pinot Noir Current Release
In the glass, this wine exhibits a deep ruby color. Complex aromas of bramble fruit, baking spices and purple lilac swell from the glass. The palate expresses a harmonious set of flavors suggesting kirsch, spearmint oil, vanilla bean, and loam.
2016 Aston Estate Pinot Noir Library
Stunningly rich and complex with voluminous fruit aromas and flavors, tremendous body and silky mouthfeel, this wine is the epitome of New World Pinot Noir. The wine offers abundant aromas of ripe fruit including red currants, wild red berries, and black cherries. Focusing on the always-elegant Dijon clones, this Pinot Noir is fruit-driven with a soft smokiness and sweet smell of night-bloom jasmine. The creamy texture and refreshing acidity create an incredibly pleasurable mouth feel that leads to a long and satisfying finish.
2015 Aston Estate Pinot Noir Library
In the glass the wine exhibits a garnet hue with a light ruby halo. Waves of aromas emerge from the glass suggesting pine bough, cranberry compote, clove, and loam. The luxurious palate has layers of spicy brambly fruit, toasted cedar, pomegranate, star anise and lavender.
2014 Aston Estate Pinot Noir Library
A dark, multi-faceted wine from a favorable vintage for the Estate vineyard. Aromatic notes suggest plum skin, forest floor, cedar bark, loam and macerated boysenberry. The palate has expressive dark fruit concentration, with a mouth-watering acidity and complimentary earth and spice notes on the periphery. Palate notes include cranberry reduction, nutmeg, mushroom, pine bough, and raspberry paste.