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S O N O M A C O U N T Y, C A L I F O R N I A

MOSHIN VINEYARDS TASTING 10295 Westside Rd, Healdsburg, CA, 95448; Open daily 11–4

moshinvineyards.com

WHAT TO BUY

’18 Rosé of Pinot Noir Strawberry, watermelon and floral nuances $25 ’16 Pinot Noir, Rosalina Vineyard Cherry, baking spice, rose petal $58

TOP: The winery’s charming tasting room; BOTTOM: Enhanced experiences include cellar tours and private, seated tastings

Moshin Potion No. 16 Late Harvest Apricots, honeysuckle, dried pears $38

MOSHIN VINEYARDS has produced 30 vintages of Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley. This extensive history has provided winemaker and farmer Rick Moshin with a deep connection to the land and insight into the region’s innate aromas and natural flavors. It has also enhanced his ability to guide wines toward optimal terroir expression. The Moshin estate includes four vineyards across 25 acres within the Russian River Valley AVA, an esteemed region known for producing wines with great texture, complex flavors, and characteristic floral, earth, and baking spice aromatics. The four vineyards benefit from the area’s maritime influence and daily 35-degree temperature fluctuations,

which provide ideal conditions for growing premium Pinot Noir. The winery’s four-tier gravity-flow wine design, one of the first of its kind in California, carries delicate Pinot Noir grapes through production. This graceful handling helps the winery capture more of the delicacy and nuance of this varietal. Visitors can book an appointment to tour the cellar and observe the use of gravity to gently move wine between each stage of wine production. Private seated tastings may also be customized to your preferences. Moshin Vineyards is a true family-run farmto-bottle winery with a warm and educational tasting room atmosphere.

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