2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Umino Vineyard

Pinot Noir •Umino Vineyard

California: Sonoma County: Sonoma Coast

Offer Expired:Feb 10, 2015 at 11:59 pm
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So precise, delicious, and promising is the 2012 Lattanzio Pinot Noir Umino Vineyard from the Sonoma Coast!

We were floored by this wine’s big-time Pinot Noir character. It’s a style of Pinot Noir that put the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast on the world vino map, featuring incredible aromatics, translucence, and a deceptively powerful flavor profile that tastes great now - but will age magnificently for a decade. Winemaker Justin Lattanzio hand-harvested a mere two tons of fruit from Umino for his 100 case production stunner. Pinot Noir made at this micro-scale is what Pinot Noir is all about. For anyone interested in comparison, one of the few other wineries to make an Umino Pinot Noir, Chasseur, sells their version for $60.

Tasting Profile


Garnet with clear edges.


Gorgeous, precise Pinot Noir aromatics of cherries, black tea, cinnamon, forest floor, and orange rind.


A pure blast of Pinot Noir on the palate. Juicy red fruits with fog-influenced acidity that provides awesome balance and structure. Pomegranate, black cherries, tea tannins, and woodsy / earthy Pinot Noir seasonings.


Smooth and juicy with underlying nerve from the true-Coastal acidity. Keep in mind that acidity is a good thing - not a tart unpleasant thing. This is what makes great Pinot Noirs tick - the acidity. Drinks well over 2-3 days, and will cellar easily for up to a decade.


Nothing like grilled wild Pacific Salmon and Pinot Noir!

What the Winery Says

Justin Lattanzio
Pinot Noir
Vineyard Source
Umino Vineyard, Sonoma Coast AVA
Total Production
100 cases

About the Winery

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