Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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| 139 N e W W o R l D MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) T hese tiny-production Pinots and Chards feature the purity of fruit that California does so well, along with a balanced dosage of oak to add a sheen of seductive elegance, harmony and balance. It's not about branding and serving up whatever the current trends and catchphrases call for. Instead, it's about one man's passion to create a selection of wines that please on many levels, showing the diversity of Santa Barbara in every bottle. ✦ Paul Lato a tticus Pinot Noir John Sebastiano Vineyard 2016 W a 94 » $89 "... Bursts from the glass with an exuberant bouquet... lovely energy and tension at the core..." William Kelley (1705475) Paul Lato Chardonnay Le Souvenir Sierra Madre Vineyard 2016 W a 95 » $89 "Reveals attractive aromas of yellow orchard fruit... medium to full-bodied... underpinned by bright acids and concluding with an intense, chalky finish." William Kelley (1704581) Paul Lato Seabiscuit Pinot Noir z otovich Vineyard 2016 W a 94+ » $89 "... Distinctive aromas of candied peel, wood smoke, red berries and plum preserve... medium-bodied, deep and savory, with a fine-grained but firm chassis of tannin..." William Kelley (1705476) Paul Lato Pinot Noir The Prospect Sierra Madre Vineyard 2016 VM 95+ » $80 "...stunningly beautiful. Deeply-pitched aromatics and beautifully sculpted fruit elevate the Sierra Madre into the realm of the truly exceptional..." Antonio Galloni (1705481) Paul Lato Suerte Pinot Noir Solomon Hills Vineyard 2016 W a 95 » $94 "... Offers up a dramatic bouquet of plum preserve, crushed currants, rose petal, raspberries and vine smoke... full-bodied, velvety and succulent, with a layered mid-palate..." William Kelley (1705477) a S T ud Y i N Sa NT a Ba RB a R a Te RRO i R With a lineup that spans the region's top vineyards, all farmed by families of equal passion, Paul Lato's wines have now become something of a study in Santa Barbara terroir.

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