A great Pinot from Anderson Valley (North of Napa). This wine has great acid and smooth tannins - this wine can definitely stand up to some more aggressive flavors. If you find yourself drinking mostly Pinot from Washington or Oregon, give this one a try! 650 cases produced.
Proprietor, Jim Ball, fell in love with Northern California, its juxtaposition of rugged Pacific Coast and orderly vineyard rows. So a search began for the Holy Grail - that sweet spot where Pinot noir could be taken to exalted levels. Jim found it in the mountain top vineyards of Boonville. Jim Ball's Pinots are a prime example of earthy, robust, sexy Pinot Noir - the kind you open with a few close friends by the fire pit or on a quiet night when the cool winds bear a hint of the winter to come. These award-winning cult wines consist exclusively of Estate Fruit.More from this winery
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This is a 4 Star wine or better. Very fruitful