Our founder Nicky Hahn’s middle name is ‘Lucien’, and the mountain range on which our vineyards have been planted owes its moniker to Santa Lucia, a saint who wore a crown of candles on her head. That crown is depicted on our Lucienne label.
We produce three limited-production, vineyard-designated Lucienne Pinot Noirs from our estate in the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey County. In part, these wines owe their seductive nature to clonal selection. We have an array of Pinot Noir clones, or slight genetic variations, planted in our vineyards. Each clone contributes a desired color, aroma, flavor, texture or structural element to the finished wine.
After harvesting the fruit, we de-stem and hand-sort the grapes before moving them into open-top fermenters where we use gentle, manual punch-downs to protect the delicacy of the Pinot Noir grapes. Once fermentation is complete, we rack the free-run juice…Read more
This wine artfully combines fragrant strawberry and blackberry aromas with earthy, cocoa dust undertones. Flavors of harmonious red and black fruits including tart plums are underpinned by spice. A high note of acidity balances the wine’s silky mouthfeel and shapes…Read more