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SANDHI “Sanford & Benedict” Pinot Noir 2015

(Sta. Rita Hills, CA) $54

Sandhi is a Sanskrit word meaning “alliance” or “collaboration.” I’m sure the owners/winemakers meant an alliance with Nature, but the gods must have gotten in on the act too, for it’s hard to imagine a more luscious, mesmerizing, achingly supple, mindblowingly delicious pinot noir. OMG, indeed. Then again, everything about this wine was poised for greatness. It’s from a very famous vineyard; it’s from the oldest pinot noir vines in Santa Barbara County (planted in 1971); and it’s made by two of the most talented pinot noir fanatics in California—Sashi Moorman and Raj Parr. (13.5% abv)

97 points KM

Available at Wine.com

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