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Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Southing 2004

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Tremendous richness, depth and concentration, with a gush …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Oct 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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Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Southing 2004

Tremendous richness, depth and concentration, with a gush …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Oct 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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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape