Goldeneye Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007

Pinot Noir from North Coast, California

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Item No. 109204
  • red wine
  • W&S90
  • CG90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2003
  • WE93
  • 2001
  • CG93
  • WE92
  • 2000
  • CG93
  • 1999
  • WE93
  • 1998
  • ST91
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Winemaker's Notes

A product of the exceptional 2007 growing season, this medium-weight Pinot Noir reflects the depth and diversity of great Anderson Valley winegrowing, combining excellent structure and acidity, with layered fruit and firm tannins. Sophisticated aromas of star anise, morel mushrooms and toasty oak segue to enticing ripe berry and bittersweet chocolate notes, underscored by hints of black licorice and truffle. A marriage of strength and harmony, this Pinot Noir should age very well.

Critical Acclaim

"This wine makes a strong first impression: a bold hit of dark berries, a cool, spicy length of flavor that's more than just fruit. There's an earth tone to the tannin that adds a subtle black olive-skin or black mushroom savor. And then oak makes its presence clear. Supple and juicy, this should evolve well over the next several years."
90 Points

"If its reach seems a bit less than the pricier Goldeneye offerings, this very explicit Pinot hits all the right varietal marks from ripe-cherry fruit to its velvety texture. It is moderately full-bodied but very well-balanced and never close to being too much, and its very accessible fruit sustains beautifully. It will handle foods like lamb and pork and duck with aplomb, and it shows no signs of fading away any time soon."
90 Points

Learn About Goldeneye Map ItMap It

The Goldeneye winery is dedicated to the production of world class Pinot Noir wines. It is located in the heart of Anderson Valley along the migratory pathway of the common Goldeneye duck. In 1997, Goldeneye harvested its first grapes, a modest seven tons of estate fruit, yielding 375 cases of wine. After a decade of research, planning and experimentation, Goldeneye's inaugural...

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Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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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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