2018 Domaine de la Cote ‘Memorious’ Pinot Noir


This highly allocated wine from Raj Parr and Sashi Moorman will not last long! Only 6 bottles available.

Bright and full of life, Memorious boasts luxuriant flavors of ripe, crushed cherries accented with heady glimmers of orange zest, peppery leaves, healthy loam, and floral high tones. What the nose may lack in absolute precision is made up for in complexity and sheer enthusiasm, as Memorious is a wine that begs to be opened, and, once open, will likely not go unfinished. Early drinkers will be rewarded by a round, dense Pinot, thick with chewy tannins and leavened by a salty and smoothly, integrated acidity.

Organic farming practices, indigenous yeast fermentation, whole cluster vinification, & only 250 cases produced.

This is a special bottle. If you are opening up this wine, enjoy it with something just as exciting and indulgent like this Texan BBQ Smoked Duck recipe.

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Domaine de la Côte is a collection of 6 vineyards planted over 40 acres on the furthest western edge of the Sta. Rita Hills appellation: Memorious (3.5 acres), Bloom’s Field (7.5 acres), Siren’s Call (3 acres), Clos Juliet (1 acre), La Côte (9.5 acres), and 15.5 acres of appellation Sta. Rita Hills. Dramatically rising to an elevation of 700 feet above the Santa Ynez River, the Domaine lies on an ancient 25 million year old siliceous (silex) and diatomaceous seabed 7 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

The Domaine was purchased by Raj Parr and Sashi Moorman at the beginning of 2013. Sashi Moorman discovered the site and developed the vineyards with Chris King in 2007. Under his direction, the vineyards were planted entirely to California heritage selections at extremely high vine densities between 4,000 and 7,000 vines per acre, unprecedented at the time for the appellation. Although the Domaine spans a mere 40 acres, the diversity of its climats is staggering: each vineyard has a unique geology, aspect, elevation and microclimate. Such distinct expression of site, or terroir, in such close proximity, is unparalleled in California.

The Domaine organically farms its vineyards and makes its wines with the philosophy of “add nothing; take nothing away.” All the wines are produced and bottled at the winery in the town of Lompoc in Santa Barbara County, three miles from the domaine.

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