Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2015

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xxx Winemaker, Justin Willett has been producing wines at Tyler since 2005, and it wasn't long before his Pinot Noir started gaining serious attention. neW World pinoT, old World sTyle h is motto, "Modern Thinking with a Classic Approach," applies more to his forward thinking than what he uses in the winery. In fact, Burgundy heavily influences the winemaking style. Justin works with some of the oldest vineyard blocks in the county with the goal of creating sight-specific Pinot Noir of purity and intensity, defined by their precision and nuance. ✦ Tyler Pinot noir Bien nacido vineyard old vines 2012 wA 94 » $70 "...more masculine and Burgundian than the N Block...this beauty hits the palate with a medium- bodied, seamless and elegant texture that carries fantastic length and persistence." (1705108) Tyler Pinot noir Bien nacido vineyard 2013 wA 94 » $54 "...Stunningly perfumed...this beauty is medium- bodied, elegant and seamless, with building richness and a distinct briny minerality on the finish. Count me a fan..." (1705171) Tyler Pinot noir Santa Barbara County 2012 wA 92 » $39 "It's a taut, fresh and vibrant 2012 that gives up pretty red and black fruits, sappy flower and underbrush-styled aromas and flavors. I love the overall purity and tension on the palate..." (1705157) CALIFORNIA

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