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Date Printed: 12/21/2014
Failla Occidental Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010
Failla Occidental Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010
(search item no. 122066)
boutique wine

Wine Enthusiast rating: 97 points
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 12/21/2014: $62.99

Winemaker's Notes:

2010 brought out more of Occidental's savory side with aromatics of maple syrup, pecan, and sassafras. Brighter on the palate this vintage, with a juicy mouthfeel balanced by acidity and resolved firm tannins.
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About Failla:

While the history of Failla (pronounced FAY-la) is short it is not without its complexities. Founded as Failla Jordan in 1998, it took its name from the husband-and-wife team of winemaker Ehren Jordan and fellow debtor Anne-Marie Failla. That year we planted our Estate vineyard on the Sonoma Coast and began buying fruit for our first releases, the very Rhône-style '98 Alban Vineyard Viognier and '98 Que Syrah Syrah.