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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Flowers Sea View Ridge Pinot Noir 2009
Flowers Sea View Ridge Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 112901)
boutique wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $71.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 98 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep vibrant red color. Delicate floral notes of rose petal and lilac give way to rich aromas of raspberry compote. Flavors emerge with pomegranate and cranberry with hints of graphite and other minerals. The wine's texture is elegant and smooth across the palate with an enduring finish. Ready to drink upon release or cellar through 2016.
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About Flowers:

As nursery owners in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Walt and Joan Flowers had long dreamed of combining their love of wine with their passion for agriculture. They knew they wanted to produce their favorite varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir; what they didn't know what that their path would eventually lead them across the country to Northern California's rugged Sonoma Coast. In 1989, Walt and Joan purchased 321 acres, including a ridge top, high above the Pacific Ocean on the northern Sonoma Coast. Today, Flowers Winery produces Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from its two estate properties, Camp Meeting Ridge Vineyard and Sea View Ridge Vineyard, as well as select vineyards in the coolest regions of the Sonoma Coast AVA, which are famed to Flowers' specifications by their own crews.