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2014 Littorai Platt Vineyard Pinot Noir

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ITEM 8016885 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release; Consignor is original owner

Bidder Amount Total
sfscot $75 $75
$75
Item Sold Amount Date
I8016885 1 $75 Dec 5, 2021
I7975479 1 $75 Oct 17, 2021
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RATINGS

92-95Vinous / IWC

A powerful, inward wine, the 2014 is going to need quite a bit of time to come together, but it is impressive, there is no doubt about it. There is a lot of matière, as the French say, along with just a slight hint of reduction.

PRODUCER

Littorai

Littorai was founded in 1993 by Heidi and Ted Lemon in western Sonoma County. Ted Lemon earned an enology degree from the Universite de Dijon and worked at prestigious wineries in Burgundy in the early 1980s. In California he was founding winemaker at Chateau Woltner on Howell Mountain. Littorai makes Pinot Noir from Anderson Valley, the Sonoma Coast and the Russian River. It also makes Chardonnays.

REGION

United States, California, Sonoma, Sonoma Coast

Sonoma Coast AVA runs from San Pablo Bay in the south to Mendocino County in the north. It includes 7,000 vineyard acres and earned AVA status in 1987. Its proximity to the Pacific Ocean means it gets double the rainfall of nearby inland appellations and the ocean gives the appellation a relatively cool climate. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir can thrive in these conditions, and there are numerous producers making critically acclaimed Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

TYPE

Red Wine, Pinot Noir

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.