Siduri is named for the Babylonian Goddess of wine, who, in Babylonian mythology, held the wine of eternal life. Siduri is also the realization of a dream
they have shared since they met 15 years ago, in their native Texas, and realized
their mutual love of Pinot Noir.
Buoyed by the belief that they could become winemakers and make their own Pinot Noir,
they left their families and jobs in Texas and moved to California’s Sonoma wine country.
They spent several years working at small, family owned wineries, using any and all free time to learn everything
they could about growing grapes and making wine. By focusing solely on Pinot Noir from the most prestigious vineyard sites in California and Oregon, and by vinifying
each barrel separately by lot, clone, yeast and cooper, they champion individuality of place and intensity of flavor in each wine
Siduri Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2010
Siduri Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir builds on this success and is, in our opinion, a more complex and complete wine that its predecessor. Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir is a blend of fruit from the Sonatera Vineyard in the Petaluma Gap, the Ivywood Vineyard near Occidental, and the Hirsch Vineyard near Cazadero. Each of this vineyards produced extremely limited crops, and in the Sonatera and Ivywood wines the sugars were higher than in previous vintages. Rich red fruits mix with hints of dried herbs and pine needles. These flavors are supported by lively acidity and just enough tannins to make for a mouthwatering bottle of wine.
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Santa Lucia Highlands
The earliest vinifera plantings, in what was to become the Santa Lucia Highlands appellation, took place in the 1790s, with the arrival of the first Spanish missionaries and conquistadors. The modern era, however, could be said to begin in the early 1970s, with initial plantings by Rich and Claudia Smith at Paraiso. The vines’ elevated locations take full advantage of the morning sunshine before the afternoon maritime breezes cool the vineyards. This climatic combination results in an especially long growing season, which allows the grapes to fully develop and attain maximum varietal potential. Ancient, glacial alluvial soils pair with ocean fog and breezes to create a true Region I climate. Cool weather-loving Burgundia varietals Chardonnay and Pinot Noir flourish here; Rhone grape types emulate their French northern districts brethren, thriving in the SLH’s slightly warmer, more wind-protected canyons and slopes.
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