Melville Estate Pinot Noir 2001

Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California

Price: $23.99
Item No. 55731
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

The fruit completely drives this wine casting rich aromas of ripe, red cherries, raspberries and plum, that explode from the glass gently supported by rosemary, rose petal, and lavender nuances.

In the mouth, thse similar flavors are expressed more generously and purely. The palate impression is plush, pliant and silky smooth, providing excellent texture and mouthfeel with a long, spicy smooth finish.

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In 1989, Melville Vineyards, a family owned and operated enterprise was founded in Sonoma County's Knights Valley, where Ron Melville grew high quality, much sought after Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. In 1996, Ron's desire to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay brought Melville Vineyards to Lompoc's Sta. Rita Hills, located in the western Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara...

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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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