2017 The Hilt "Estate" Pinot NoirUdsolgt
The Hilt is defined by its three maritime influenced vineyards in the southwest corner of the Sta. Rita Hills appellation: Radian, Bentrock and Puerta del Mar.
- The Estate wines are defined by the fruit and flavors of our little southwestern corner of the Sta. Rita Hills. They speak of the nuances and complexities of our properties as a whole. These wines take into account the many aspects, clones, soil types, and other properties of our estate. They give us the maximum amount of blending components and represent the most complete wines in our portfolio.
VINEYARDS: Radian, Bentrock, Sanford and Benedict
BARRELS: 30% New French oak, 70% neutral French oak
92 - 95 Points Antonio Galloni Vinous Sept. 2018
93 - 95 Points Jeb Dunnuck jebdunnuck.com Oct. 2018
91 Points Erin Brooks The Wine Advocate Sept. 2019