Truchard Carneros Pinot Noir 1999

Pinot Noir from Carneros, California

$36.99
Item No. 44180
  • red wine
  • WE90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • W&S91

Winemaker's Notes

This year's Pinot Noir is marked by rich, smoky aromas of plum and wild strawberry, accented with notes of orange blossom, green tea, and sweet tobacco. The mouth is broad and silky: layered with flavors of plum jam, cranberry, sweet vanilla, and toasted oak. Firm acidity and delicate tannins enhance the palate and provide a long spicy finish.

Learn About Truchard Map ItMap It

Truchard Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery in the Carneros region of the Napa Valley. Varietals produced are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Syrah. In 1974, the Truchards began planting their own vineyards, which now number 270 acres.

Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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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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