Carneros Creek Fleur de Carneros Pinot Noir 1998

Pinot Noir from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 13510
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The 1998 Fleur de Carneros marks the 12th vintage of this refreshing Pinot Noir. During those years, winemaker Melissa Moravec has been able to create a consistent style renowned as one of the finest Pinot Noirs available... and at an affordable price. Bright strawberry aromas and a hint of typical Carneros spice, prepares the palate for an abundance of fresh, vibrant fruit flavors complemented with a touch of French oak. The tannins are soft and the velvety fruit lingers long into the finish. This wine has become a staple on restaurant wine lists and in fine wine shops in the U.S. and abroad. Enjoy this wine with a wide variety of dishes like: grilled chicken, pasta, pork chops, turkey, calamari, crab cakes and salmon.

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Founded in 1972 by Francis and Kathleen Mahoney and now owned jointly with Bill Hambrecht, Carneros Creek was the first winery to be built in the Carneros district of the Napa Valley since prior to Prohibition. Over the past three decades, the winery has taken a leadership role in the development of California Pinot Noir through its research on clonal selections of the varietal, in...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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