Schug Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012

£24.99

 TASTING NOTE

This 100% Pinot Noir cuvee is from grapes grown within the cool microclimate of the Sonoma Coast AVA, on select
vineyards in the western portion of Carneros and the Petaluma Gap. The cool windy climate and low yield of these
vineyards allow Pinot Noir grapes to mature slowly while retaining their natural acidity, with bright flavors of red
cherries, raspberries and spice. We showcase the elegant side of Pinot Noir by aging in large neutral oak casks and
older French oak barrels to keep new oak flavors to a minimum. Lively acidity on the finish makes it an ideal
accompaniment to grilled fish and fowl or barbecued meats.

The microclimates of the Sonoma Coast AVA include the western portion of Carneros and the Petaluma Gap. The cool climate and low yield of these vineyards allow Pinot Noir grapes to mature slowly while retaining their natural acidity, resulting in a balanced wine with ripe flavors, silky texture and crisp acidity. Bright ruby color with aromas of cherry skin, dried cranberries smoky undertones. The palate shows more cherry and dried fruit flavors with earthy notes. Clean with a nice solid backbone completed by a racy acidity. Balanced and tight, an ideal accompaniment to grilled fish and fowl or barbecued meats.

13.5% abv

Schug Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2012
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