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Lemelson Vineyards Pinot Noir Thea's Selection
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Wine Details

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) Integrating wines from each of our certified organic estate vineyards, Thea’s showcases the vintage, our intentions, and our efforts perhaps more than any other wine. The fragrant, spicy nose of the 2013 Thea’s shows black cherry, licorice, cocoa, and dusty earth. The palate is medium-full with vibrant red cherry and spice on the sweetly fruited, yet restrained mid-palate. The long, juicy finish has good flow, moderate tannins and persistent strawberry and spice. This wine will begin drinking best during the summer of 2015 and improve in bottle for another 5 to 7 years.

Winemaker's Notes

Thea Lemelson likes her Pinots on the racy side - deeply fruity, rich and satisfying, with softer tannins while still having the firm acidic backbone needed to pair easily with fine cuisine. Thea wants the complexity that comes from low yields and minimal intervention in the winery without having to wait a decade. Thea's Pinot Noir is indeed a "selection," a Reserve-level blend that brings together elements selected from individual barrels showing the most juicy, forward, perfumed, racy fruit, wh...

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