Martinelli Pinot Noir 'Moonshine Ranch'
WINE TYPE: Red
VARIETAL: Pinot Noir
COUNTRY: United States
APPELLATION: Russian River Valley
Named for the former owner of Moonshine Ranch who in prohibition used to run 'shine on the ranch in the existing barn. He would sneak out in the middle of the night to tend to the still; she became so suspicious of his actions she hired a private detective. When the detective found him making moonshine, he had him arrested and thrown in jail!
You will notice hibiscus tea, creamed coffee and wild blackberries on the nose paired with prominent tannins, black plum, clove and a lingering elegant blackberry finish.