2014 Pinot Noir ~ Clone POM Reserve
Our Clone Series was created to highlight the diﬀerent nuances that each Pinot Noir clone exhibits. What do we mean by “clone”? Grapevines in general, and Pinot Noir vines in particular, are genetically unstable and can mutate slightly over time. Each grape variety is actually made up of many subtypes, called clones. These clones can result in diﬀerent ﬂavors, intensity, color, etc. At Scheid Vineyards, we grow 20 diﬀerent clones of Pinot Noir. Pommard is one of the Dijon clones and is known for earthy, fruit forward characteristics, as well as structure and density. A dramatic and vibrant wine, our Scheid Vineyards Clone POM has aromas of black cherries, plums, cedar and vanilla mingled with a hint of clove. It is a classic Pinot Noir, with soft tannins and round, rich, red fruit on the palate.