WINEMAKER(S)
Boyd Morrison

2017 AUCTION LOT NO. 50

Sonoma County Barrel Auction
MacMurray Estate Vineyards
Must-Have Heritage Wine

Pinot Noir
Del Rio Vineyard 70%, Two Rock Vineyard 30%
Russian River Valley
2015
5 CASES PRODUCED
Sonoma County

ABOUT THE WINE

This one-of-kind five-case lot is a first and only for MacMurray Estate Vineyards. MacMurray Estate Vineyards is known for its expertise in blending Pinot Noir grapes together from its four Russian River Valley estate vineyards to achieve wines with complexity, rich flavors and silky texture. In offering this wine lot, Winemaker Boyd Morrison blends from the extreme North and South of the Russian River AVA.

This is a 100% estate-grown wine. The majority (70%) comes from the Middle Reach Neighborhood, providing structure, dark cherry flavors and lavender notes. The balance (30%) is sourced from the southern tip of the Russian River AVA for aromas and flavors of blueberry, mushroom and forest floor, all wrapped in a velvety richness. More than two-thirds of this wine is Clone 115 and with the balance of Pommard (UCD5). This wine will age for about 14 months for full refinement before bottling in the Spring of 2017.

ESTIMATED BOTTLING DATE

April 2017

ESTIMATED SHIPPING DATE

November 2017

A winemaker dinner or store visit is offered as part of this lot. Must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date and booked within a year of receipt.