2015 Ellman Family Vineyards Pinot Noir Alexis Skye Sonoma Coast

Share on Facebook

2015 Ellman Family Vineyards Pinot Noir Alexis Skye Sonoma Coast image

While 2015 was the most intense period of drought in California history, this was good news for wine quality. Vines struggled, and produced a limited crop—with small berries and vibrant acidity—throughout Napa and Sonoma. The resulting wines are dark, highly aromatic, and varietally pure. The perfume and delicacy of Pinot Noir in Sonoma were certainly elevated in this unique vintage. 36% Catie’s Corner, in the coveted Vine Hill area of Russian River Valley, and 64% Sangiacomo’s Roberts Road Vineyard, in the rolling hills of the Sonoma Coast northeast of Petaluma. The combination brings out the best that Pinot Noir can deliver in this region that is so well suited to the variety. Aromas of rose petals, fresh red raspberries, and thyme immediately rise up when the wine is poured. These characters follow through on the palate, with a crescendo building to flavors reminiscent of ripe strawberries, balsamic, and black pepper. Extended aging in French oak barrels helps to round out the texture of this generous wine, and add to the richness and length on the finish. 275 cases produced



 



ellmanfamilyvineyards.com


  • List Price: $59.25

Quantity in Stock: 5

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 2014 Ellman Family BROTHERS BLEND Proprietary Blend Napa Valley - Named for brothers, Neil and Lance Ellman, the 2014 Brothers Blend consists of a larger concentration of Cabernet Sauvignon com...
  2. 2014 Ellman Family Vineyards Jemma Proprietary Blend Napa - Named for Neil Ellmans’ wife, 2014 marks the 8th year producing our flagship wine. This vintage is our first Jemma made from 10...
  3. 2016 Ellman Family Vineyards Caryn Renae Sauvignon Blanc Napa - Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Muscat Named for Lance Ellmans’ wife, Caryn Renae. This wine is our first vintage from our ...
  4. 2012 Steele Stymie Reserve Syrah Lake County - description ...
  5. 2016 Jules Taylor Pinot Noir Marlborough - This Pinot Noir is very generous on the nose, showing vibrant aromas of dark cherry, raspberry and p...

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

Cave de Tain Northern Rhone tasting with special guest Dan Kravitz and Jean-Benoit Kelagopian

Tue, Oct 16, 2018

Okay we poppin champagne like we won a championship game - Popping Bottles by Lil Wayne and Birdman  You may thi...

Shaw Ross Imported Wine Tasting at Wine Watch

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

“If I were an alcoholic, I’d work at a wine farm, where grape booze grows on trees, bottled and ready to chug.
” ― J...

Wine Bar is open for Regular Service

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Stay Tuned for this weeks menu!

Billecart Salmon Champagne Tasting at WWWB

Thu, Oct 18, 2018

  The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened w...

Wine Bar is open for Regular Service

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Stay tuned for this weeks menu.

Gaja and White Truffle Dinner at Wine Watch

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

  "The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."  Lucille Ball There...

Wine Bar is open for Regular Service

Sat, Oct 20, 2018

stay tuned for this weeks menu.

Dom Perignon P2 Champagne Tasting at Wine Watch

Sat, Oct 20, 2018

Last time I said "no" to champagne, I didn't understand the question. Andrew Lampasone   I am a big Champagne ...

Louis Roederer Champagne Dinner at HAKKASAN in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Louis Roederer Dinner at HAKKASAN in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach   Carte Blanche (demi-sec): dim sum platter ...

Pol Roger Champagne Tasting

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Pol Roger Champagne Tasting Pol Roger Champagne  NV White Foil Price: $60.00    Sale $52.80 Pol Roger Champagne ...