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Le Caprice

The fruit for Le Caprice is grown in specific blocks of our Fort Ross-Seaview estate vineyard. Located between Ma Danseuse to the north and Clos du Ciel to the south, this is the steepest of the vineyards with some sections exceeding fifty percent in slope. Slightly warmer than Ma Danseuse, it faces subtly more to the east and receives just a touch less marine influence. Le Caprice displays classic Pinot Noir structure but is the most fruit forward of the trio. Le Caprice, as in capricious, is an ode to the fickle nature of the Pinot Noir grape.

Le Caprice

Peter Michael Estate
High above the Sonoma Coast

Planted: 1984 and 2007
Pinot Noir selection:

Elevation: 1,000 - 1,500 feet
Soil: a patchwork of rocky alluvial sediments, decomposing volcanic material, and clay
Exposure: East and northeast

Winemaker’s Tasting Notes

Seaview Vineyard

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