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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Vinum Cellars Pinot Noir 2010
Vinum Cellars Pinot Noir 2010
(search item no. 118002)
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PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $11.99

Winemaker's Notes:

This Pinot Noir has a deep garnet color with ripe cherry and strawberry rhubarb, backed with earthy tones and subtle clove spice. Simply put, it has the Pinot Noir perfume backed with earthy spice. On the palate the wine is a full bodied Pinot with finesse. It is very Burgundian in style in its reserved use of oak, yet it is sappy on the palate with rich, sweet cherry and soft tannins. This is a serious Pinot Noir which drinks better than most wines at twice the price.

This wine pairs well with tuna seared rare with couscous and broccoli rabe. Try it with Peking Duck and spinach or double cut pork chops glazed in a peppercorn balsamic reduction served along side haricot verts or brussel sprouts and a garlic and breadcrumb stuffed heirloom tomato.

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About Vinum Cellars:

Vinum Cellars is a collaboration of winemakers Richard Bruno and Chris Condos, who first became friends while they were students at UC Davis. They share a long standing passion for Chenin Blanc and fondness for the more obscure grape varieties. After graduation, Chris went to work for Pine Ridge as Enologist, and Richard went to Bonny Doon as their distiller. Shortly after, their friendship was solidified over Chenin Blanc with the creation of their first wine "Pointe Blanc". Currently the Vinum Cellars team is working with over 10 grape varieties from Placer County Cabernet Franc to San Benito County Viognier. In addition to the Vinum Cellars partnership, they are employed as winemakers: Chris with Kathryn Kennedy Winery and Richard as a Napa winemaking consultant.