Talbott Kali Hart Pinot Noir 2017
|Region||California, Central Coast, Monterey|
Kali Hart is our most fruit-forward expression of our estate vineyards. Approachable and bright, this complex Pinot Noir opens with aromas of Bing cherry, cola, boysenberry and hints of vanilla. On the palate, intense notes of rich red and black berries are supported by hints of oak and are accentuated by soft, silky tannins. The finish is clean and luscious with hints of minerality, herbs and French oak nuance. This wine is an elegant rendering of its cool climate origins in our estate vineyards in the Santa Lucia Highlands and truly represents the beauty of Pinot Noir.
The pale to medium ruby colored 2017 Pinot Noir Kali Hart was aged in 15% new oak. The nose offers cranberry jelly, red cherries, woodsmoke, turned earth, tree bark and moss scents with notions of citrus peel and amaro. Medium-bodied, it's ultra silky in the mouth with great flavor intensity, walking a line between ripe fruits and earth character, with a gently grainy frame and great freshness, finishing lifted.
This bottling begins with aromas of cherry and berry along with wild mint and dried tarragon. Strong hits of licorice and star anise play well with the berry backdrop on the palate.
Deep and dark aromas and flavors of dried strawberries and cherries follow through to a full body, juicy fruit and a one-dimensional and fruity finish. Underlying, sold tannins. Drink now.
Vivid red. Fresh red berry and rose aromas are sharpened by a peppery nuance that builds in the glass. Energetic, spice-laced raspberry, bitter cherry and floral pastille flavors steadily turn sweeter on the back half. Finishes silky and long, with a repeating red fruit note, a hint of smokiness and silky, slow-building tannins.