Valley of the Moon
2012 Pinot NoirSonoma County California
The name Valley of the Moon is a translation of the original native meaning of Sonoma, popularized by Jack London's novel, The Valley of the Moon (1913). A winery was first established on the property in 1863 that today comprises 60 acres.
This classic Pinot Noir, with a touch of Syrah (5%), offers enticing aromas of cherry, currant, sweet oak and honeysuckle along with flavors of Bing cherry and cranberry, with hints of vanilla, nutmeg and ginger, leading to a long finish with supple and well-balanced tannins. Sonoma County 2015 Harvest Fair Best of Class, (wines under $30). 14.8% ABV SWC