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Date Printed: 8/19/2014
Benziger Signaterra Bella Luna Pinot Noir 2008
Benziger Signaterra Bella Luna Pinot Noir 2008
(search item no. 109958)
green wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/19/2014: $48.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This cool climate pinot is characterized by a balance of structured acidity and bright fruit. A lush, nuanced and thoughtful pinot noir, the wine has intense red fruit character with spice, herbacious and earthy tones in the finish. Soft, chalky tannins combine with smooth acidity to create a full mouthfeel that lingers on your palate. Our Signaterrra Pinot Noir is unadulterated and pure in essence.

In 2008, the vineyard was farmed using high level sustainable farming practices and in it's final transitional year before official Demeter Biodynamic® certification.

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About Benziger Family Winery:

The Benziger Family Winery was founded in 1980 on the slopes of Sonoma Mountain. Their Reserve wines showcase those rare lots discovered in the vineyard or developed in the cellar that receive the highest level of care and emerge as the best of the vintage. Benziger also produces Benziger Family wine and the limited production Vineyard Designate wines. At the core of Benziger Winery are eight, same generation family members committed to managing every aspect of grape growing and winemaking.