Silver Thread Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 (750ml/12)
About Silver Thread
Silver Thread Vineyard is a rocky, hillside vineyard, on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake, at the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region. At this location, the bottom of the lake drops almost 200 feet below sea level, a dramatic mass of water that creates a distinct microclimate on the eastern hillside — cooling breezes in summer, radiating warmth through the winter, and extending the length of the growing season.
Established in 1982, Silver Thread was one of the first Finger Lakes ...
Hand-harvested grapes from up to 31-year-old vines and neutral oak let terroir and didactic cool climate Pinot Noir characteristics come through in this wine. The body is moderate with light tannins and refreshing acidity despite a warm September.
Anticipated aromas of tart cherries and raspberries evolve into a complex profile from the influence of its terroir. Forest floor, wet stones, tea leaves and heavy soil linger through the finish. Drink now after decanting or aerating or revisit in 5-8 years.