David Bruce Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 1998

Pinot Noir from Sonoma County, California

Price: $26.49
Item No. 12582
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS86

Winemaker's Notes

To create our Sonoma county Pinot Noir we select fruit from vineyards in the Russian River Valley and Chalk Hill appellations. The Martinelli Vineyard provides depth and structure which is enhanced by bright cherry aromas and flavors from Warnecke and Windsor Oaks. Floral and spice characteristics are contr ibuted by Musetti Vineyard. Fifteen months in oak harmonizes these flavors, adding nutmeg and vanilla bouquet and lending suppleness to the palate. This balance is evident now and will allow the wine to evolve favorably for at least five years."" -- David Bruce

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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 Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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