Pinot Noir, Ferrington Vineyard, Anderson Valley
The 2016 Pinot Noir Ferrington Vineyard is another attractive wine in this range. Hints of earthiness and game add complexity to match the energetic, focused feel of a bright, nuanced Pinot loaded with class and personality.
Coming from the Anderson Valley, the 2016 Pinot Noir Ferrington Vineyard is another smoky, concentrated, classic wine from Arista. Notes of black raspberries, red currants, scorched earth, and forest floor, as well as some sweet spice, give way to a plump, rounded, beautifully textured Pinot Noir that has solid balanced, tons of fruit, and a great finish. Aged 11 months in 33% new French oak, it’s going to evolve nicely for at least 8-10 years.
The Wine Advocate
Pale to medium ruby in color, the 2016 Pinot Noir Ferrington Vineyard has a singular nose of dried violets, prosciutto, perfumed earth, potpourri and dried leaves with briary black fruits, bergamot and pipe tobacco—so many layers! Medium to full-bodied, it's firmly structured in the mouth with grainy tannins, juicy acidity and loads of savory layers...