Donelan, Tripp's Block, Pinot Noir, Mendocino Ridge, 2013

Sale price£133.00


Named after Joe Donelan’s eldest son, Tripp’s Block showcases a side of Pinot Noir not often described as “Californian.” Once a forest floor rich in decomposed organic matter, Perli Vineyard produce a rustic version of the variety, with an astonishing bouquet of baking spice, gingersnaps and potpourri and a mouth-feel framed by distinct structure. On the palate, Tripp’s Block is dense with strawberry, forest fruits and apple-crisp. Aged 18 months in approximately 30% new French Oak, this hidden gem from the forests of Mendocino Ridge is a unique parcel of the vineyard that produces a wine that is hedonistic and incomparable..

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