2014 Migration Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Running Creek Vineyard

2014 Migration Russian River Valley Pinot Noir Running Creek Vineyard

Appellation
Russian River Valley

Type
Red
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Wine Enthusiast
92
Wine Advocate
91
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Highlighting lush, layered flavors, bright acidity and impeccably balanced French oak, Migration is dedicated to crafting wines form the finest cool-climate winegrowing regions. This dedication led us to establish our estate vineyard in the heart of the legendary Russian River Valley. This wine is a selection of the best blocks and barrels of wine from this exceptional site. Though rich and supple, with alluring flavors of blackberry and Bing cherry, it is also a beautifully complex, terroir-driven wine.

Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
1 Vineyard Harvested
Production Notes
Varietal Content: 100% Pinot Noir Cooperage: 100% French oak 40% new oak, 60% neutral
Winemaker Notes
Aromas of wild strawberry and sour cherry leap from the glass, followed by more nuanced notes of black tea leaves and rose petals. On the palate, this wine begins with a lovely fruitfulness, before giving way to an elegant, velvety structure supported by a beam of bright acid.
Production
The 2014 growing season got off to a fast start, with the vines awaking early in spring. Though drought conditions continued throughout California, moderate summer weather and a lack of any long-term heat spikes allowed us to avoid any issues. The steady weather contributed to ideal even ripening, and our first pick came into the winery in early August—one of our earliest starts on record. By the time the first rains arrived in late September, harvest was essentially complete. As a result, for the third straight year, the quality of the harvest was exceptional.
Other Notes
Release Date: September 2016
Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Russian River Valley
Vineyard Designation
Running Creek Vineyard
Harvest Date
September 5-16, 2014
Sugar
24.5° Brix
Acid
0.51 g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.76
Aging
10 Months in barrel
Bottling Date
August 2015
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Enthusiast
92
Wine Advocate
91
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