Pacific Pinot Noir – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Pacific Pinot Noir


The Anthill team (left to right): David Low, Anthony Filiberti and Webster Marquez

The Anthill team makes several single-vineyard wines from sites in the coastal Sebastopol Hills and in Annapolis, on Sonoma’s far north coast. This bottling is a blend of fruit from those sites, and while it may be less distinctive than the solo bottlings, it doesn’t feel like a lesser selection. The brightness of the wine evokes the Pacific wind, kicking the fruit’s sunny glow into high-toned strawberry, mint and Bing cherry flavors while the tannins act like crystals refracting the bright fruit.

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Anthill Farms 2018 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir (Best Buy)

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This story appears in the print issue of October 2020.
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