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Domaine Alfred Pinot Noir Edna Valley Chamisal Vineyards Califa 2004

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 15, 2006

Summary

Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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Domaine Alfred Pinot Noir Edna Valley Chamisal Vineyards Califa 2004

Amazing depth, richness and purity of fruit, this is dense …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 15, 2006

Summary

Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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