Schug Sonoma Pinot Noir 2002

Pinot Noir from Sonoma County, California

Price: $18.99
Item No. 74583

Winemaker's Notes

This silky Pinot Noir was produced in a style similar to a "Villages" burgundy. By aging the wine primarily in large oak casks (similar to the "cuves" of burgundian cellars), we emphasize bright varietal character by minimizing the extraction of heavy oak flavors or tannins. Its ripe flavors, reminiscent of cherries and strawberry jam, make it an ideal accompaniment to grilled fish and fowl or barbecued meats. Though enjoyable upon release, it will continue gain richness with additional cellaring.

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Founded in 1980, Schug Carneros Estate Winery is the showcase and life-long dream of one of California's most celebrated winemakers. Walter Schug's reputation blossomed during his tenure as Founding Winemaker for Joseph Phelps Vineyards in the 1970s, where he made California"s first proprietary Bordeaux-Style blend (Insignia) and legendary vineyard designated Cabernets (Backus and...

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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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