Windward Monopole Pinot Noir 1999

Pinot Noir from Central Coast, California

$34.99
Item No. 58174
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

This vintage is our most profound expression of Windward Vineyard's potential. It contains all four characteristics that we believe are the apogee of the pinot noir varietal transformed into wine. A profound wild strawberry nose, ripe bing cherry fruit in front of the wine, a hearty middle with a satin mouth and a complex lingering finish; all characterized by finesse and elegance. Production: 1400 cases.

Learn About Windward

Windward Vineyard is a small family winery dedicated exclusively to the growth and production of estate bottled Burgundian-style Pinot Noir. Owners Marc and Maggie are convinced that the sites rocky limestone, sloping well-drained soil and microclimate of the west side of the Paso Robles appellation had all the elements required to produce exceptional Pinot Noir.

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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