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Laetitia Limite Pinot Noir

Laetitia Limite Pinot Noir Wine Details

Description: Specializing in Pinot Noir, Laetitia's Limite Pinot Noir was created specifically for resataurants to showcase the outstanding fruit of our Arroyo Grande Estate. Great Pinot Noir requires a special combination of both climatic and soil conditions; our vineyard had low-yielding, rocky volcanic and limestone soils that produce incredible, concentrated fruit. Planted to a focused selection of Pinot Noir clones and rootstockes, this estate grown fruit allows us to create wines of great depth and complexity. Limite is designed to capture the essence of this very special place.

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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