Consilience Pinot Noir 2001

Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California

Price: $29.99
Item No. 80735

Winemaker's Notes

This is the elegant, debonair wine of the group despite being made in a more opulent style that predicts the very rich nature of all of the Consilience reds. That velvety texture and finesse typical of Pinot Noir is enriched by dense, sweet, chocolaty dark cherry flavors with earthy overtones. Matured for 12 months in 100% French oak barrels, the fruit for this wine comes in part from the White Hills vineyard and from Ashley's vineyard in the now-becoming-famous Santa Rita Hills region.

Learn About Consilience

Consilience was founded in 1999 when after years of planning the aspirations of two couples became a small reality. There of course is a long story, but the short of it began when winemaker Brett Escalera, his wife Monica, and the two of us, Tom and Jodie Daughters all met back in 1990 with many common values and interests. Wine and the lifestyle surrounding it were of particular...

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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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