23 Ratings
Castle Rock Pinot Noir California Cuvée Sonoma County

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Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) Our Castle Rock Pinot Noir is produced from grapes grown in Monterey County along the Central Coast of California, where the climate and soil quality provide excellent growing conditions for this Burgundian varietal. Here, the cooling air from Monterey Bay helps to produce a longer growing season for grapes, with extra grape-time on the vines leading to a characteristic depth of flavor in the wine. Our Pinot Noir is elegant and mediumbodied, offering aromas of cherry, tea and herbal spice. On the palate, the wine gives flavors of black cherry, plum and spice. It is smooth with a silky texture and mild tannins. This versatile food wine pairs well with lamb, chicken, veal, salmon and light pasta dishes.

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    Nice but not too complex. Nice fruit but not in your face. Some nice cherry and plum Maybe some coffee in back? very quick clean finish. not too much going on.

    over 4 years
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    cherrie -extremely smooth,satin mouthfeel-nice finish-balanced.

    almost 5 years
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    fantastically smooth

    over 6 years
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    about 5 years
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    over 3 years