Keller Estate La Cruz Pinot Noir 2003

Pinot Noir from Sonoma County, California

Price: $36.99
Item No. 86960
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Winemaker's Notes

The aromas suggest cherry, pomegranate and orange along with notes of fine leather, tobacco and mineral highlights. Cherry, cranberry and mineral are the main flavors with vanilla, sweet oak and cocoa notes adding complexity. This is a balanced, elegant wine built to age gracefully over the medium term, with good acidity, fine tannins and long finish. While still quite young and tight now, best enjoyed 2006 – 2011.

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Keller Estate Winery and Vineyards, owned by the Keller family, is nestled in the Sonoma Coast, Northwest of the Carneros region on Lakeville Highway east of Petaluma not far from the edge of the county. They are the southernmost winery in the Sonoma Coast appellation and the first to establish itself in the Petaluma Valley. The San Pablo Bay lies immediately to the south. To the...

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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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