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Chalone Vineyard Pinot Noir Central Coast 1985

Member Review by dherrig:

This was a very enjoyable gift from a friend who gave us botle 10110 of this vintage. It and was very smooth and enjoyable

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Chalone Vineyard:
Perched in the remote Gavilan Mountain Range, 1,800 feet above California's Salinas Valley, this rugged vineyard sits at the base of an extinct volcano bordering the Pinnacles National Monument. Chalone Vineyard is one of the few wineries in the U.S. growing grapes in limestone-based soils, the same as in Burgundy. The spare, well-drained ground, limited rainfall and low crop levels attr... Read more
Perched in the remote Gavilan Mountain Range, 1,800 feet above California's Salinas Valley, this rugged vineyard sits at the base of an extinct volcano bordering the Pinnacles National Monument. Chalone Vineyard is one of the few wineries in the U.S. growing grapes in limestone-based soils, the same as in Burgundy. The spare, well-drained ground, limited rainfall and low crop levels attracted Dick Graff, who wanted to make top-flight Burgundian-styled Chardonnay. Graff made his first vintage under the Chalone Vineyard label in 1966, producing what became a benchmark for California Chardonnay. Read less

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Snooth User: dherrig
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0.00 5
08/30/2009

This was a very enjoyable gift from a friend who gave us botle 10110 of this vintage. It and was very smooth and enjoyable


Snooth User: dherrig
2450865
4.00 5
08/30/2009

A friend gave us bottle 10110 of this vintage. We enjoyed it tonight and found it to be very nice. It was smooth and very enjoyable.




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