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Seven Springs Pinot Noir

Seven Springs Pinot Noir Wine Details
Price: $39.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Seven Springs is once again graceful and refined, bringing to mind a night at the symphony in a black spaghetti-strapped evening gown. It has a ruby color and a complex nose of rose and plum that are accented by a hint of earthy tobacco. The balanced flavors begin with rose and violet but, with time, are highlighted by coffee and cola. The velvety mouthfeel would best be enjoyed when you have the time to appreciate its dynamic complexity while lingering over a fine dinner. This is a wine that would best be held for years and memories to come.

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."
The Symphony Grape was developed in California in the 1960's by Dr. Olmo at U.C. Davis. It is a cross between Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris. The fragrances and pleasant fruit flavors make it suitable for a white wine.


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