Greg Norman Estates California Estates Pinot Noir 2006

Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California

Price: $19.99
Item No. 91643
Style: Light & Fruity

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

A ruby red in color. Aromas of sweet strawberry, rose petal, and tomato vine are subtle and highlighted by mushroom nuances. The fruit forward flavors of ripe cherry and strawberry are delivered with a smooth mouthfeel and lingering silky tannins.

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Rating:
(9/24/2010)
I have not been a big pinot noir drinker because I don't usually have the budget for a good one. My standby has been Wild Hog's $25 bottle. I recently saw a Wine Spectator that praised Greg Norman wines, so I took a chance on a sub-$15 bottle of the pinot noir. I found a smooth, but short finish on a very strong black cherry with hint of blackberry. I must have tried it too soon after pulling it from the cellar, because the finish lengthened on the second glass. It went very well with a home grilled filet mignon, baked potato and steamed brocolli dinner. I need to give this wine more attention and I'm certain to give this winery more business.
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(9/24/2010)
I first had this wine at a Gregory Norman restaurant while on a vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. I liked it so much, I ordered a case the next day.
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Rating:
(9/27/2010)
Severely corked. I'll attempt to return it.
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Learn About Greg Norman Estates Map ItMap It

Greg Norman's passion for fine wine was the genesis of Greg Norman Estates - a collection of wines produced from some of the finest growing regions in Australia, California and Argentina. While his well-documented wins on the golf course have assured his place in golf history, off the course, Greg's passion and enthusiasm for wine and his zest and dedication for living well have combined to create a stunning collection of high-quality wines from some of his favorite parts of the world.

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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