Acacia Beckstoffer Pinot Noir 1998

Pinot Noir from Carneros, California

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Item No. 23185
  • red wine
  • WS88
  • RP88
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Winemaker's Notes

This wines most dominant characteristics are sun-warmed blackberries and black currants. In addition, aromas of malted milk chocolate, candied violets, and toasted oak fill the nose. The mouth is just what one would expect from the nose. Big, sweet, warm, long and delicious. Those are the only words really needed to describe this wine. Here is a Pinot that can easily stand up to grilled meats and some of the more exotic cuisines.

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Situated just two miles from San Francisco Bay in the Carneros District of Napa Valley, Acacia Vineyard is distinguished by a cool microclimate dominated by wind and fog from the nearby Pacific Ocean, and by shallow, dense clay soils. While these difficult growing conditions limit grape production, they result in Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes of rare power and complexity....

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Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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