David Bruce Russian River Pinot Noir 1996

Pinot Noir from Russian River, California

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Item No. 1291
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Winemaker's Notes

1996 was an outstanding year for Pinot Noir in the Russian River. This wine combines fruit from three vineyards, each bringing its own strengths and nuances to the blend. Our commitment to gentle handling at all stages, and bottling without fining or filtration preserves all that the fruit may offer. This wine displays abundant black cherry fruit with undertones of spice, and shows oak influences of smoke, vanilla and caramel. The palate is firm yet supple and lingering, with spice and ripe fruit flavors in the finish. We feel it will evolve and improve for many years.

Learn About David Bruce Map ItMap It

Nestled amid the redwoods high in the Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Francisco is the David Bruce Winery. Success based on passion and devotion to wine for 37 years. Always pursue bold flavors and rich styles in selected small lots. Offers Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petite Syrah and Pinot Noir.

Learn About Russian River

The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle to...

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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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