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Date Printed: 9/22/2014
Aubert UV-SL Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
Aubert UV-SL Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 116843)
collectible wine

Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
PRICE ON 9/22/2014: $139.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The dark ruby/plum-tinged 2009 Pinot Noir UVSL Vineyard possesses crisp acids as well as sweet notes of black cherries, raspberries, blueberries, spring flowers and a hint of forest floor, and an attractive, medium to full-bodied mouthfeel.
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About Aubert:

Owner/winemaker Mark Aubert has had a distinguished winemaking career including a 12 year stint at Peter Michael where he followed Helen Turley. Aubert succeeded Turley again several years later at Colgin Cellars. He has been a winemaking consultant for several prestigious wineries including Sloan, Bryant and Futo. He crafts outstanding vineyard-designate Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs from estate and leased vineyards in the Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast in a full-blown hedonistic style. The first wines were released with the 2000 vintage. Ulises Valdez is Aubert's vineyard manager. Until 2008, the two Pinot Noirs have been from the Reuling Vineyard and UV Vineyard, both located in the Sonoma Coast AVA. A new estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vineyard has been planted adjacent Reuling, 4 acres of Pinot Noir were planted at Ritchie Vineyard in 2008, and 9 acres of Pinot Noir have been planted at a new site high above the town of Occidental. In 2008, there were six different single vineyard Chardonnays and five Pinot Noir wines.