2017 Hidden Track Pinot Noir

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  • Bottling: july 23, 2018

  • Production: 100 Cases

  • harvest date: august 31, 2017

  • Release Date: October 1, 2018

  • Varietal: 100% pinot noir

  • Appellation: Russian River Valley

  • County: Sonoma



Our Thoughts

The Pinot noir grapes were hand-picked in the Russian River Valley and brought into the winery on August 31st, 2017. The grapes were mostly de-stemmed with partial whole cluster co-fermented in two separate lots based on the vineyard blocks. We chose clones 667 and 459 for their elegance and pretty aromatics. After a quick two week fermentation, we pressed off the juice to five neutral oak barrels and aged it for 9 months before bottling. 

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2017 Hidden Track Grenache

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  • Bottling: july 23, 2018

  • Production: 83 Cases

  • harvest date: October 3, 2017

  • Release Date: October 1, 2018

  • Varietal: 100% grenache

  • Appellation: Russian River Valley

  • County: Sonoma


Our Thoughts

The Grenache grapes were brought in to the winery on a chilly late-September morning. We fermented 50% of the grapes carbonically (meaning we took the whole clusters, put them by hand into a tank, and sealed up the tank to allow the juice to ferment inside the whole berries). Out of the other half, we de-stemmed 50% and left the other 50% whole cluster before co-fermenting. After fermentation, we pressed off the carbonic lot into two barrels. We pressed off the other lot into one puncheon (roughly the size of two barrels). It aged in neutral oak for 7 months before bottling.

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2017 Paper Planes Rosé Tasting Notes - SOLD OUT

  • Bottling: DECEMBER 8, 2017

  • Production: 487 Cases

  • Release Date: February 1, 2018

  • Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir

  • Appellation: Russian River Valley

  • County: Sonoma

  • Fermentation: neutral oak barrel

  • Alcohol: 12.5%ABV

  • PH: 3.2

 

Our Thoughts

Fresh, crisp and lively are our favorite words to describe Paper Planes rosé. Perfect minerality is balanced by tart citrus, great texture, and mouth watering acidity, which may cause bottles to disappear quickly.

We source our grapes from select growers across in the Russian River Valley, where the cool climate allows our vineyards to ripen slowly and delicately to achieve excellent balance and bright crisp flavors.

The 2017 Paper Planes is a vintage we won’t soon forget. Dramatic rains and devastating fires bookmarked this unique year, but the community rallied together and produced one hell of a vintage that we are more proud of than ever before. Thank you for supporting California winemakers and growers. Cheers!

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2017 paper Planes “Flight School”

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  • canning: february 23, 2018

  • Production: 160 cases

  • Release Date: march 1, 2018

  • Varietal: 100% pinot noir

  • Appellation: Russian River Valley

  • County: Sonoma


Our Thoughts

Flight School by Paper Planes is wine in a can taken to the next level. Made with the same attention and love that we make every bottle of Paper Planes, Flight School is lightly spritzed and canned up for easy packing and sipping no matter where life takes you.

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