Dedication, focus and determination are the cornerstones of the Arista Winery. Founded in 2002, the McWilliams family take great pride in tending to their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines. The winery overlooks California’s picturesque Russian River Valley and Anderson Valley. The McWillimams’ sons, Ben and Mark, took over the running of the family estate in 2012 and continue to produce exquisite wines.
Arista Winery reigns over a 36-acre vineyard that is managed using sustainable farming practices. The vineyard is composed of 9 acres of Pinot Noir vines and 1-acre of Chardonnay vines and leads to the production of fine California wines. For the teams, working alongside nature is crucial and is at the very heart of their philosophy.
UV Lucky Well Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 by Arista Winery stems from the Lucky Well vineyard, located in the Russian River Valley AVA in Sonoma County. This wine was awarded a 98-point rating by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.
Vinification and aging
The grapes are sorted by hand and then destemmed. The juice undergoes fermentation with native yeasts before carrying out malolactic fermentation. The unfined and unfiltered wines are aged for 11 months in barrels before being bottled and released.
Pinot Noir (100%)
This wine showcases a ruby color in the glass.
Aromas of juicy blue and red fruit (cherry, wild strawberry) fill the nose.
Chock-full of fruit, this alluring wine will reveal fruity flavors on the palate along with a pleasant balance and complexity.
Enjoy this wine now or lay down until 2031.