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Stewart's Spirits USD 52.99 750ml

Cakebread Pinot Noir Anderson Valley 2015

Member Review by Ray H:

We just enjoyed 2 bottles of the 2007 Pinot Noir in Florida at PRIME Steakhouse, Delray Beach. I found this to be a refreshing Pinot with clear flavors of cherry and raspberry with a great finish. I will drink this wine again as soon as I can purchase it.

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Cakebread Cellars:
Cakebread Cellars is located in the heart of the Napa Valley on Highway 29 between Oakville and Rutherford. Family owned and operated for 36 years, we pride ourselves on making full flavored, balanced and elegant wines.

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Snooth User: Ray H
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Vintage: 2007 02/02/2011

We just enjoyed 2 bottles of the 2007 Pinot Noir in Florida at PRIME Steakhouse, Delray Beach. I found this to be a refreshing Pinot with clear flavors of cherry and raspberry with a great finish. I will drink this wine again as soon as I can purchase it.


Snooth User: suzanc20
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2006 06/08/2009

Five glasses


External Reviews for Cakebread Pinot Noir Anderson Valley

External Review
Vintage: 2010 07/03/2012

A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2010 Cakebread Cellars Pinot Noir Anderson Valley 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2007 04/20/2010

Cakebread Cellars has fermented each of their six Anderson Valley Pinot Noir clones separately to optimize their distinctive personalities, with 15% fermenting with native yeasts from the vineyard. Prior to each fermentation, each lot received a three-day cold soak to gently extract color and tannin while accentuating Pinot Noirs fruit-forward character. In traditional Burgundian fashion, the juice fermented in open-top tanks with gentle, manual punch-down of the cap. After fermentation completed, the wines macerated on the skins for another two weeks, with daily assessments of color and tannin development. We then gently drain the free run wine from the skins and age it in French oak barrels. The 2006 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir aged 15 months in French oak, 45% new, before being bottled in December, 2007.


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2007 09/17/2010

The caramelly, creme brulee sweetness of lavish oak is a major player in this big, well-extracted Pinot, but the wine does not give in to runaway ripeness, and it never loses sight of varietal fruit. It will not be accused of being delicate, but, when allowed a few years of age, it will make satisfying drinking with the likes of a flavorful Boeuf Bourguignon.


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Vintage: 2006 01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesDecidedly masculine in style with ripe, dense aromas of earthy blackcurrant, black plum and spicy brambleberry fruit mingled with pronounced dark chocolate and roast coffee scents. On the palate, the wine is big, rich and concentrated with intense, spicy black fruit and dark chocolate flavors bolstered by ripe, mouth-coating tannins.


External Review
Vintage: 2006 03/05/2009

Cakebread uses 6 French clones of Pinot Noir to make this quite Burgundian Pinot. Also, traditional French methods are used here, including fermenting with indigenous yeasts in open tanks.



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