Spanish for “fog,” la neblina rolls in from the Pacific Ocean to blanket and cool the coastal Pinot Noir vineyards of western Sonoma County. The 2013 vintage of La Neblina is true to form and energetically mouthwatering. Meticulously grown organic fruit from the Hallberg Ranch (ala Kirk Lokka) make up the core. Fermented with 10% whole-cluster inclusion and barrel-aged with a judicious use of new French oak for 16 months, this wine entered the bottle in January 2015, unfined and unfiltered.
Kirk Lokka, Alberigi, Dierke, Benziger
Sebastopol, Occidental, Bodega
777, 115, 114, 828, Mt. Eden
August 28th– October 1st
UNFINED AND UNFILTERED
THE WINE ADVOCATE #216, December 2014