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Date Printed: 7/22/2014
Stickybeak Pinot Noir 2010
Stickybeak Pinot Noir 2010
(search item no. 121267)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 7/22/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Enticing nose of high toned cherry and raspberry with a cedary, creamy note beneath. A long, full palate with a sustained attack. Cherry and rose petal notes run the length of the mouth with orange rind hints on the finish. Overall, fleshy and balanced with clean acidity.
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About Stickybeak:

Some people might say we’re busybodies or nosey neighbors although we prefer the Australian term ‘stickybeak’. And being Napa based wine industry folk, it’s hard not to be intrigued about the stunning vineyards and regions that surround us. In fact, as inquisitive vintners it seemed only natural that we’d have a bit of a stickybeak in our own backyard to see what we could find.

With a winemaking mate of ours, Wayne Donaldson (a veteran of 30 vintages at well known estates such as Brokenwood in Australia and Domaine Chandon in Napa), and a great roster of growers, we’ve been able to produce wines that not only sing stridently of their origins but also deliver a wallop in the flavor department – not meaning heavy and overdone, but simply long, lingering and wonderfully focused. Wines that invite another charge.