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Date Printed: 12/19/2014
Kris Pinot Noir 2010
Kris Pinot Noir 2010
(search item no. 112346)
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PRICE ON 12/19/2014: $13.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Bright ruby in color with purple hues, Kris Pinot Noir shows enticing aromas of ripe blackberries and red forest fruits, followed by subtle earthiness and firm, well-framed tannins. Elegant and supple, this wine perfectly reflects the typical traits of the varietal, with a unique northern Italian twist.
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About Kris:

Kris wines are a joint effort of winemaker Franz Haas and Winebow. Winebow founder and CEO Leonardo LoCascio first met Franz Haas on a visit to Italy in the late 1990s. Immediately impressed with Haas' mastery of winemaking analytics and his painstaking attention to detail in all aspects of vineyard management and winemaking, Winebow began importing Haas wines into the U.S.

Recognizing Haas' winemaking talent and sensing a tremendous market opportunity for well-crafted, reasonably priced "lifestyle wines" in the U.S. market, LoCascio approached Haas about developing top-notch Pinot Grigio and Merlot to be sold in the U.S. under a new label, Kris. Haas agreed, and in his characteristically meticulous fashion, set about laying the groundwork for this new enterprise.

In developing Kris, Haas examined pre-existing vineyards, and carefully explored new sites with soils and locations comparable to his own, in order to plant new vines. The resulting wines, Kris Pinot Grigio and Heart Merlot, have exceeded expectation in both quality and value.