2016 Lucienne Pinot Noir Smith Vineyard
Curving along the ridges and valleys of the Santa Lucia Highlands, the Smith Vineyard is Hahn’s highest elevation vineyard, reaching 590 to 1,280 feet above sea level. Originally planted in 1974, Smith is also Hahn’s first estate vineyard, and today its 131 acres are certified sustainable. With rocky well-drained soils and eastern exposures that sit well above the fog line, this is a cool climate site with moderate wind and ample sunshine contributing to a long growing season. Our 2016 Lucienne Smith Pinot Noir features notes of raspberry, cherry, vanilla and toast carrying through to sweet spice flavors on the palate. Soft yet structured, the wine is bright and fresh with medium acidity and a smooth finish.