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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Kistler Cuvee Natalie Pinot Noir 2009
Kistler Cuvee Natalie Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 119338)
collectible wine

Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $149.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 95 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

One of the rare uplifts of red, older iron oxide driven soils in the area, mixed with gravel. A consistently elegant wine marked by red floral notes and a striking perfume.
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About Kistler:

Founded in 1978, Kistler Vineyards is a small, family-owned and operated winery specializing in the production of Burgundian style Chardonnay and limited amounts of Pinot Noir. Grapes are estate grown and purchased from vineyards in Sonoma County. In 1992, Kistler Vineyards moved all production to its Vine Hill Road Vineyard in the Russian River Valley.