Acacia St. Clair Pinot Noir 2000

Pinot Noir from Carneros, California

Price: $48.99
Item No. 55438
  • W&S93
  • WE90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE93

Winemaker's Notes

The 2000 St. Clair Pinot Noir is defined by an elegant and refined character rather than profound tannin. Deep, rich aromas of leather, tar and cherry are touched with the sweet embrace of toast. Lightness at first in the mouth builds up with fresh-crushed berries on the long finish. It pares exquisitely with roasts,particularly lamb. Cellar up to 2005.

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Situated just two miles from San Francisco Bay in the Carneros District of Napa Valley, Acacia Vineyard is distinguished by a cool microclimate dominated by wind and fog from the nearby Pacific Ocean, and by shallow, dense clay soils. While these difficult growing conditions limit grape production, they result in Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes of rare power and complexity....

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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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