Calera Central Coast Pinot Noir 2006

Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 92305
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS86
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Winemaker's Notes

Deep color and fresh fruitful flavors distinguish the 2006 Central Coast Pinot Noir. The aroma is concentrated with an abundance of varietal personality accented by notes of ripe black cherries, plum and sweet spice. The wine is lively on the palate with ripe summer berry flavors complimented by hints of black tea and exotic spice. It is both richly textured and well balanced with a core of fine tannin that will assure its longevity.

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Calera is a small ultra-premium winery located in the limestone-rich Gavilan Mountains, east of Monterey and south of Hollister, California. Josh Jensen planted Calera's first 23 acres of Pinot Noir in 1975. An additional 26.6 acres of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Viognier were planted in the 1980s, and 33 more acres, mostly Pinot Noir but also some additional Chardonnay, in 1997...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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