2006 Kenwood Russian River Pinot Noir (half-bottle)
10 Ratings
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10 Ratings
2006 Kenwood Russian River Pinot Noir (half-bottle)

Winemaker's Notes

The grapes for this Pinot Noir were grown in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley viticultural appellation. The Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean, and serves as a channel for the cool ocean fog to move inland from the coast. Kenwood produces its Russian River blend from vineyards located off River Road, where the rocky soil and the ocean’s cooling influence create the ideal conditions for growing Pinot Noir grapes. This full-bodied yet smooth Pinot Noir exhibits fruity aromas of read more...The grapes for this Pinot Noir were grown in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley viticultural appellation. The Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean, and serves as a channel for the cool ocean fog to move inland from the coast. Kenwood produces its Russian River blend from vineyards located off River Road, where the rocky soil and the ocean’s cooling influence create the ideal conditions for growing Pinot Noir grapes. This full-bodied yet smooth Pinot Noir exhibits fruity aromas of strawberries and raspberries followed by subtle aromas of rose petals and fresh herbs. The viscous texture and supple tannins give way to a long, smooth finish. Composition: 99% Pinot Noir, 1% Syrah Appellation: 97% Russian River Valley, 3% Carneros Aging: 11 months in 1 to 3 year-old French oak barrels Alcohol: 14.5% www.kenwoodvineyards.com (hide)

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The grapes for this Pinot Noir were grown in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley viticultural appellation. The Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean, and serves as a channel for the cool ocean fog to move inland from the coast. Kenwood produces its Russian River blend from vineyards located off River Road, where the rocky soil and the ocean’s cooling influence create the ideal conditions for growing Pinot Noir grapes. This full-bodied yet smooth Pinot Noir exhibits fruity aromas of read more...The grapes for this Pinot Noir were grown in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley viticultural appellation. The Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean, and serves as a channel for the cool ocean fog to move inland from the coast. Kenwood produces its Russian River blend from vineyards located off River Road, where the rocky soil and the ocean’s cooling influence create the ideal conditions for growing Pinot Noir grapes. This full-bodied yet smooth Pinot Noir exhibits fruity aromas of strawberries and raspberries followed by subtle aromas of rose petals and fresh herbs. The viscous texture and supple tannins give way to a long, smooth finish. Composition: 99% Pinot Noir, 1% Syrah Appellation: 97% Russian River Valley, 3% Carneros Aging: 11 months in 1 to 3 year-old French oak barrels Alcohol: 14.5% www.kenwoodvineyards.com (hide)

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Medium salmon-pink color. Convincingly keyed on the cherries of Pinot Noir from start to finish and showing just the slightest touch of candy in scent, this dry, moderately fruity rendition is balanced by enlivening acids and has the depth to successfully accompany a wide range of foods.
  • Wine & Spirits
    Breathe in the oak and apple wood smoke, breathe out the scents of cherry skin. This wine is tight and light in body, yet there's a gelatin thickness backing up the texture. The fruit is shut down and needs to grow into that texture - as it may well do over the coming year.