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Date Printed: 10/21/2014
Picket Fence Russian River Pinot Noir 2006
Picket Fence Russian River Pinot Noir 2006
(search item no. 102495)

PRICE ON 10/21/2014: $29.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine has an elegant, pure fruit forward style, with brilliant intensity, spice and rich Bing cherry, but with a luxurious density in the mouthfeel. The hallmark of this vintage is the great palate appeal, the fruit coupled with the velvety texture make this is a superlative example of Russian River Valley Pinot.
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About Picket Fence:

Picket Fence wines grew out of our long friendship and a shared desire to create handcrafted wines that reflect the awe-inspiring appeal of Sonoma County's Russian River Valley. This spectacular region is a place of unparalleled beauty with unique growing conditions and vineyards. When we decided to make a wine together, we embraced the Russian River Valley as our winemaking home. Picket Fence also reunites old friends, vineyard manager Pete Opatz and winemaker Don Van Staaveren, two wine legends who have crafted some of Sonoma County's most highly acclaimed wines. Pete brings intimate knowledge of the Russian River appellation and cultivates flavorful grapes that fully express the exceptional characteristics found in our Picket Fence vineyards. Don blends these grapes to reveal their true essence, creating luscious wines with the classic Russian River profile of richness and balance. Created in small lots, Picket Fence Chardonnay and Pinot Noir celebrate our passion for the Russian River Valley and our sentiment that wine is a way of bringing family and friends together.