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Date Printed: 8/20/2014
Clos du Val Carneros Pinot Noir 1999
Clos du Val Carneros Pinot Noir 1999
(search item no. 40297)
Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 8/20/2014: $25.19

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine News rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Concentrated aromas of black cherries and toasty oak lead to an elegant entry of ripe, intense fruit with a lingering, complex, spicy finish. This wine will develop beautifully with further aging.
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About Clos du Val Wine Co.:

Clos Du Val, French for "small vineyard estate of a small valley," was founded in 1972 in the now legendary Stags Leap District by Franco-American entrepreneur John Goelet. After a worldwide search to purchase vineyard properties from which to craft world-class wines, 150 acres in Stags Leap and 180 acres in Carneros were chosen, solidifying Clos Du Val's iconic stature and formidable place in Napa Valley history.

Today, for Clos Du Val Winemaker Kristy Melton, it is the bounty from these renowned vineyards that acts as the foundation for the distinctive, terroir-driven wines of balance and elegance for which Clos Du Val is known.