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Laetitia Pinot Noir Estate

Laetitia Pinot Noir Estate Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Elegant and well-balanced, the Estate Pinot Noir shows a concentrated mix of black cherry and plum flavors, layered with rich, dusty earth and leather. The flavor dance continues with blackberry, truffle, and intense floral aromas swirling with a silky, weighty texture of bold berries adn subtle oak on the palate. All flavors move effortlessly into a long, lingering finish.

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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