Clos Pegase Mitsukos Vineyard Pinot Noir 2005

Pinot Noir from Carneros, California

$31.99
Item No. 90555
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2005 Mitsuko's Vineyard Pinot Noir is a wine of richness and intensity on the nose, while retaining great finesse and complexity on the palate. The wine shows blackberry, black cherry and plum fruit tones, with hints of violets, dried flowers, ground pepper and rhubarb. The palate is rounded, fleshy and opulent, with lush fruit and great length.

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Completed in 1987, Clos Pegase was designed to be a temple to wine on a 47 acre Calistoga vineyard. The winery has a total of 450 acres, mostly located in Carneros. The Clos Pegase label features Pegasus, painted circa 1890 by the French artist Redon. This painting is winery owner Jan Shrem's favorite work of art from his extensive private collection.

Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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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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