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J Vineyards & Winery Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Robert Thomas 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Selected grape clusters were hand harvested at night to ensure fresh fruit character. While still cool, the fruit was hand sorted, gently destemmed and gravity fed into our open-top fermenters for whole-berry fermentation. Daily tastings were made to determine the precise balance of fruit and tannins before the wine went to barrel. Our minimalist approach to making Pinot Noir is designed to yield a wine that reflects, in both aroma and flavor, the location in which it was grown.

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J Vineyards & Winery:
A 25-year legacy of making exceptional wines to inspire in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley. www.JWine.com As a gutsy 25-year old woman, Judy Jordan set out on a quest to create her vision of the perfect sparkling wine. Her journey took her to Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley where she and her team masterfully crafted an elegant sparkling wine collection that was met with ... Read more
A 25-year legacy of making exceptional wines to inspire in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley. www.JWine.com As a gutsy 25-year old woman, Judy Jordan set out on a quest to create her vision of the perfect sparkling wine. Her journey took her to Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley where she and her team masterfully crafted an elegant sparkling wine collection that was met with a passionately loyal following. Judy was inspired by Mother Nature's bounty of microclimates laced throughout J's 9 Russian River vineyards, and recognized the ability to also craft remarkable still wines. When people told her it was "impossible" for a sparkling wine house to make great still wine, it further fueled her competitive nature to bring the ultimate wine experience to life. With a commitment to innovation and a passion for wine, today we are proud to produce award-winning sparkling wines as well as highly lauded varietal still wines. www.jwine.com www.jvineyards.blogspot.com www.twitter.com/JWinery Facebook: www.facebook.com/JWinery Read less

Tasting Notes:

The 2008 Robert Thomas Pinot Noir features rose petal, violet and subtle vanilla toasty aromas. Earthy, ripe strawberry, cherry, and nuances of cranberry fill your mouth with silkiness balanced by a nice acidity. The fruit is gracefully layered with medium tannins that carry through to a lengthy finish lush with caramel and vanilla. This silky wine pairs well with broiled stuffed mushrooms, loaded with red peppers and crab meat.

Selected grape clusters were hand harvested at night to ensure fresh fruit character. While still cool, the fruit was hand sorted, gently destemmed and gravity fed into our open-top fermenters for whole-berry fermentation. Daily tastings were made to determine the precise balance of fruit and tannins before the wine went to barrel. Our minimalist approach to making Pinot Noir is designed to yield a wine that reflects, in both aroma and flavor, the location in which it was grown.

400 cases produced.

Aged 12 months in French Oak.

Notes: 40% new

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 14.3% pH: 3.69
Sugar: 0.2 grams per liter Total Acidity: 0.53 grams per liter

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