Shows bright rose petal and raspberry aromas with a hint of coastal saline and sassafras undertones. Focused flavors include bright red cherry, cranberry and pomegranate with a touch of cinnamon and clove. Back notes of “sauvage” earth and bark add attractive savory notes.
The Hawk Hill Vineyard is meticulously farmed by Greg Adams and his team and has produced nearly 20 years of elegantly structured wines. Hawk Hill is planted along the southern slopes of the notoriously cool Freestone Valley and located in the Western reaches of the Sonoma Coast AVA. This fruit was hand harvested at night and gently handled throughout its fermentation process to minimize excessive tannin extraction resulting in an elegant silkiness and a long finish.
"Fine boned and pretty with a sense of delicacy throughout, while still delivering flavour concentration..."
- Elaine Chukan Brown for JancisRobinson,com, June 1, 2015