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Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir

Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir Wine Details
Price: $50.00 per bottle

Description: Now a favorite of many, this Pinot Noir from the acclaimed Durell Vineyard has everything to please the most demanding palate. Dried cranberries, black plums, cassis, rose petals and brown spice aromas leap out from a glass of this wine. The very lush and soft texture is not only very satisfying in the mouth; it’s also extremely attractive with loads of ripe black fruit and exotic mocha flavors. Quite Burgundian in style, this great Pinot sells very fast each year. Be sure to secure yours early! Drink now through 2015!

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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