Sterling Winery Lake Pinot Noir 1998

Pinot Noir from Carneros, California

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Item No. 15022
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Winemaker's Notes

Deep inky ruby in color which is rare for a Pinot Noir. Aromas of smoky black cherry, ripe plum and currant fruit are accented by red candy apple and cinnamon stick. Huge and massively ripe with succulent bright fruit flavors and youthful, slightly chalky tannins, this wine is drinkable, ageable and a true testament to the new Dijon clones. - Rob Hunter, Winemaker

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Sterling Vineyards was born in the 1960s, a time when creativity and entrepreneurial spirit abounded, especially in California. In 1964, Peter Newton, once a paper broker in England, purchased 70 acres of land in Calistoga and became a Napa Valley winemaker. He planted grapes others did not, bottled varietals others did not, and built a dramatic winery with an aerial tramway. His...

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Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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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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