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Located near the upper reaches of the Russian River in Redwood Valley, Hawkeye Ranch is a perfect site for Pinot in California. Well-drained gravelly loam draws roots deep, keeps disease down and curtails excessive vegetative vigor and an intense diurnal shift of up to 50 degrees balances the intensity of the fruit. Faith destems and ferments in macro bins with gentle, manual punchdowns before early pressing around 7 days to artfully communicate the story of the terroir and the 50 year old vines. Aged for 18-24 months in French oak with ~20% new barrels in the mix.