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Biagini Vineyard Pinot Noir

Biagini Vineyard Pinot Noir Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: 2002 marks the first vintage of single vineyard Pinot Noir from the Biagini property. The fruit from this vineyard came in really nice—ripe, yet with lots of flavor and intensity. On the nose, I get aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg with red raspberry, strawberry, cherry-cola, vanilla bean and sweet spice. Also—hints of cherry pie filling and strawberry preserves. The entry is juicy, with black cherry and plum flavors. The mid-palate is really extraordinary—silky, with strawberry and cranberry. This Pinot finishes beautifully, long and velvety. I look forward to many wonderful vintages of Biagini Vineyard Pinot Noir.

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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