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Bryn Mawr Pinot Noir

Bryn Mawr Reserve Pinot Noir Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 Reserve Pinot Noir is rich and round, long and complex. This approachable wine is a subtle blend of fruit and sweet wood. Black cherry and raspberry show the way, with nuances of earthly delights and chocolate cream soda on the finish. Drink now through 2009. Only 95 cases made. Try this wine with Manchego cheese from the La Mancha region, as in Don Quixote of.... This slightly nutty cheese is made from sheep's milk and is available in different styles.

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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