The 2013 vintage marked the second abundant harvest in a row in Arroyo Grande. There was little rain during the growing season, and the dry conditions in the spring provided an excellent “fruit set.” The drought continued through the harvest in this relatively cool AVA, providing ripe, pristine fruit.
In the glass, the Benoni “Arroyo Grande Classique” Pinot Noir has a brilliant garnet color. The nose blossoms with wild strawberry and raspberry with undertones of stony earth. On the palate, the […]