2005 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir RESERVE – SOLD OUT
Release Date: November 2006
Quantity Produced: 50 cases
Vineyard Location: Anderson Valley
Harvest Date: Sept. 2005
Cooperage: French oak (Sansaud, Burgundy style, Forest Allier & Nevers)
Aging: 11 months
Vinification: Cold soak for 3-5 days before fermentation. Hand punch down & pump over 2-3 times per day during a slow 14 day fermentation with light tannin extraction. Wild yeast is used to increase the complexity and mouth-feel.
88 Points — Wine Enthusiast
GOLD MEDAL — San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Aromas of light strawberries and raspberries intermingle with flavors of pomagranite and rhubarb that will perfectly accompany smoked salmon or a hickory smoked pheasant. The silky smooth finish leaves a soft cinnamon touch and a desire to pour another glass.
1 - 2 cases: 10% off,
3 - 5 cases: 15% off,
6 + cases: 20% off
(does not apply to Library & Reserve wines).
Mixed cases allowed. Wine club members are given an additional 5% off on all purchases.
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