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Marjorie Vineyard Pinot Noir

Marjorie Vineyard Pinot Noir Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: This ruby colored wine has a perfumed aroma of ripe fruits and dried herbs. There are hints of licorice and black cherries along with cloves, black tea, and vanilla from the oak. The savory flavors are of ripe red and black fruits and have traces of gaminess along with a slight impression of sweetness. This relatively soft textured wine is very juicy and although it is very easy to drink now, great balance and length in the finish should allow this wine to develop for an additional five to ten years. -Steve Doerner, Winemaker

Varietal Definition
Pinot Noir:
The name is derived from the French words for ‘pine’ and ‘black’ alluding to the varietals' tightly clustered dark purple pine cone shaped bunches of fruit. Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. It is widely considered to produce some of the finest wines in the world, but is a difficult variety to cultivate and transform into wine. By volume most Pinot Noir in America is grown in California with Oregon coming in second. Other regions are Washington State and New York.During 2004 and the beginning of 2005, Pinot Noir became considerably more popular amongst consumers in the United States, possibly because of the movie Sideways. Being lighter in style, it has benefited from a trend toward more restrained, less alcoholic wines. It is the delicate, subtle, complex and elegant nature of this wine that encourages growers and winemakers to cultivate this difficult grape. Robert Parker has described Pinot Noir: "When it's great, Pinot Noir produces the most complex, hedonistic, and remarkably thrilling red wine in the world."


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