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Date Printed: 7/12/2014
Evening Land Tempest Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
Evening Land Tempest Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 115989)
The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 7/12/2014: $60.00

Winemaker's Notes:

Wind-­swept, mineral laden, and chilled sunlight define this terroir. Heirloom, California selections of Pinot Noir. Planted at 4,000 vines per acre. Aged in seasoned French oak for 15 months. Deep concentration, vibrancy of aromas, purity of fruit, and elegance of texture. Plums and wild strawberries follow a nose of kirsch, sea salt and exotic asian spices.
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About Evening Land:

Founded in 2005, Evening Land Vineyards is an ambitious and unique project dedicated to making world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the finest sites in California, Oregon and France. From the storied clay and limestone soils of Burgundy to the Eola-Amity Hills in Oregon, the true Sonoma Coast in Occidental and the western lip of Santa Barbara County's Sta. Rita Hills, Evening Land produces wines imbued with spirit of place.