MacMurray Ranch Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2008

Pinot Noir from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 102764
  • red wine
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: 13.5%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

From the Sonoma Coast wine region, this Pinot Noir has elegant varietal fruit character expressing rich aromas and flavors of red currant, raspberry, sage, mushroom, and fresh, earthy notes. Restrained when young, it will evolve into a smooth, complex wine with time in the bottle.

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Rating:
(5/18/2011)
Style: Earthy & Spicy
A long time favorite of ours, this Pinot Noir never disappoints. Good with hearty steak or just for sipping apres-dinner.
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(1/25/2011)
I am a wine newbie. This was my first foray into pinot noir, as I'm usually a cabernet guy. I found this wine thinner and more alcoholic than I'm used to. At first, it had a strange aftertaste, but that quickly dissipated. It's got a decent bite with a slight puckering sensation in the mouth.
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Rating:
(5/31/2013)
Ordered two bottles in shipment and both arrived ruined so had to discard. Wine.com was quick in issuing a credit without a hassle.
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MacMurray Ranch was purchased from the Porter family by famed actor Fred MacMurray in 1941. Fred raised his family on the ranch and they enjoyed the natural wonders of Sonoma County. Today, the ranch looks much as it did a century ago, surrounded by rail fences and framed by oak and redwood groves. Only now it is home to some of Sonoma County's finest vineyards. Aside from being...

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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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