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Greg Norman Estates Coonawara Cabernet-Merlot 1998

Bordeaux Red Blends from Coonawarra, Limestone Coast, Australia
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Traditional fermentation in modern vinomatics was undertaken prior to transferring the wine to oak hogsheads to complete fermentation. The wine then spent 18 months in French and American oak. A lovely cassis aroma so typical of classic Coonawarra red wines. Packed with flavor, a long, rich and dry finish with integrated tannins completes this lovely red.

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Greg Norman Estates

Greg Norman Estates

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Greg Norman Estates, , Australia
Greg Norman Estates
Greg Norman's passion for fine wine was the genesis of Greg Norman Estates - a collection of wines produced from some of the finest growing regions in Australia, California and Argentina. While his well-documented wins on the golf course have assured his place in golf history, off the course, Greg's passion and enthusiasm for wine and his zest and dedication for living well have combined to create a stunning collection of high-quality wines from some of his favorite parts of the world.

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Pinot Noir

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One of the most difficult yet rewarding grapes to grow, Pinot Noir is commonly referred to by winemakers as the “heartbreak grape.” However, the greatest red wines of Burgundy prove that it is unquestionably worth the effort. More reflective than most varieties of the land on which it is grown, Pinot Noir prefers a cool climate, requires low yields to achieve high quality, and demands care in the vineyard and lots of attention in the winery. It is an important component of Champagne and the only variety permitted in red Burgundy. Pinot Noir enjoys immense popularity internationally, most notably in Oregon, California, and New Zealand.

In the Glass

Pinot Noir Is all about red fruit—strawberry, raspberry, and cherry. It is relatively pale in color with soft tannins and lively acidity. It ranges in body from very light to the heavier side of medium, typically landing somewhere in the middle—giving it extensive possibilities for food pairing. With age (of which the best examples can handle an astounding amount), it can develop hauntingly beautiful characteristics of fresh earth, autumn leaves, and truffles.

Perfect Pairings

Pinot’s healthy acidity cuts through the oiliness of pink-fleshed fish like salmon, ocean trout, and tuna. Its mild mannered tannins don’t fight with spicy food, and give it enough structure to pair with all sorts of poultry—chicken, quail, and especially duck. As the namesake wine of Boeuf Bourguignon, it can even match with heavier fare. Pinot Noir is also very vegetarian-friendly—most notably with any dish that features mushrooms.

Sommelier Secret

Pinot Noir is dangerously drinkable, highly addictive, and has a bad habit of emptying the wallet. Look for affordable but still delicious examples from Germany (as Spätburgunder), Italy (as Pinot Nero), Chile, New Zealand, and France’s Loire Valley and Alsace regions.

AMR33804_1998 Item# 9360

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