Grape: Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes: Strawberry, Red Currant, Rhubarb, Earthy
POE was founded in 2009 by Samantha Sheehan. The brand; Poe, was created to show that California has incredible and distinctive terroir, varying dramatically from one microclimate to the next. Poe only produces single vineyard wines to show that distinction.
The Van der Kamp Vineyard lies at the very top of Sonoma Mountain, at a 1,400 foot elevation. It is possibly the oldest planting of Pinot Noir in the state, planted in the early 1950s. The 2015 Van Der Kamp Pinot is balanced, elegant, complex, crisp, and concentrated with soft tannins. on the plate you'll find rhubarb, strawberry, dark fruits, forest floor, mushroom, earth, and violet. This is a rustic interpretation of Pinot that can be enjoyed with food or without.
The wine starts with enticing notes of wild currant, violets and wet sagebrush on the nose. Firm tannins surround a concentration of