2017 CJ's Barrel Pinot Noir
"CJ's Barrel" is named after CJ Kingston, our family patriarch and pioneer who came to Casablanca in the early 1900s looking for gold. An extremely limited special bottling, it is allocated exclusively to Old Corral club members.
I always love to work on the CJ’s Barrel Pinot Noir. It's usually the first blend we make, and it sets the tone for the other Pinot Noirs of the vintage at Kingston Family Vineyards. Half of this wine comes from a concrete egg and the other half from 400-liter French Oak barrels.
Pinot Noir is such an expressive grape that everything that happens in the vineyard . Read more in Byron's tasting notes >>