Kistler Vineyards Laguna Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2016 Front Label
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Kistler Vineyards Laguna Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2016

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JD 95
Jeb Dunnuck
From sandy loam soils and all Calera clone, the 2016 Pinot Noir Laguna Ridge Vineyard is terrific but is going to reward short-term cellaring. Bing cherry, black raspberry, cassis, and smoked earth/charcoal notes all emerge from this medium-bodied, fresh, tight, backward 2016 that has beautiful concentration and depth. Hide bottles for 3-4 years at a minimum.
RP 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
A new addition to the Kistler portfolio since the 2015 vintage, this wine is only available in magnums. Medium to deep ruby-purple in color, the 2016 Pinot Noir Laguna Ridge Vineyard opens a little shy and broody, giving way to decadent black raspberry, wild blueberries and mulberries scents with wafts of forest floor, fungi and black pepper. Medium to full-bodied and firmly framed by ripe, velvety tannins and tons of freshness, it has concentrated black and blue berry layers and a long, earthy finish. 94+
WS 91
Wine Spectator

Fleshy, with exuberant spicy and forest floor notes to the macerated dark cherry, plum tart and pomegranate flavors. Cola, smoke and clove details show on the layered finish. Drink now through 2023.

CG 91
Connoisseurs' Guide

Boasting plenty of concentrated, very deep black cherry fruit and a full-bodied Pinot that presently embraces sheer lusciousness over tidy elegance, this ample look at the variety is nonetheless a well-polished rendition with fine structural spine and is just beginning to show the first signs of varietal velvet in texture. It is a fairly weighty wine, to be sure, but it is never near heavy despite its considerable fruity muscle and mass, and, if arguably not quite as complex as Kistler’s Cuvée Natalie, it is far from simple now and is a sure bet to show increased layering in the coming three or four years.

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Founded in 1978, Kistler Vineyards is a small, family-owned and operated winery specializing in the production of Burgundian style Chardonnay and limited amounts of Pinot Noir. Grapes are estate grown and purchased from vineyards in Sonoma County. In 1992, Kistler Vineyards moved all production to its Vine Hill Road Vineyard in the Russian River Valley.
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Home to a diverse array of smaller AVAs with varied microclimates and soil types, Sonoma County has something for every wine lover. Physically twice as large as Napa Valley, the region only produces about half the amount of wine but boasts both tremendous quality and variety. With its laid-back atmosphere and down-to-earth attitude, the wineries of Sonoma are appreciated by wine tourists for their friendliness and approachability. The entire county intends to become a 100% sustainable winegrowing region by 2019.

Grape varieties are carefully selected to reflect the best attributes of their sites—Dry Creek Valley’s consistent sunshine is ideal for Zinfandel, while the warm Alexander Valley is responsible for rich, voluptuous Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are important throughout the county, most notably in the cooler AVAs of Russian River, Sonoma Coast and Carneros. Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Syrah have also found a firm footing here.

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