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Flowers Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2004

Winemaker's Notes:

Fresh fruit aromas of cherry, plum, and raspberry are followed by hints of sandalwood, mineral, and leather. This wine offers crisp acidity upon entry unfolding with flavors of plum, raspberry and spice. Tannins are supple creating a long, soft finish. Enjoy now or cellar up to 3 years.

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Flowers Vineyard & Winery:
As nursery owners in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Walt and Joan Flowers had long dreamed of combining their love of wine with their passion for agriculture. They knew they wanted to produce their favorite varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir; what they didn't know was that their path would eventually lead them across country to Northern California's rugged Sonoma Coast. After responding to a sma... Read more
As nursery owners in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Walt and Joan Flowers had long dreamed of combining their love of wine with their passion for agriculture. They knew they wanted to produce their favorite varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir; what they didn't know was that their path would eventually lead them across country to Northern California's rugged Sonoma Coast. After responding to a small classified ad in a national wine publication, that's exactly where they landed. In 1989, after many information-gathering trips to Napa and Sonoma, Walt and Joan purchased 321 acres, including a ridge top, high above the Pacific Ocean on the northern Sonoma Coast. With the same determination they drew on to build their successful nursery business; the Flowers proceeded with the dream of producing their favorite cool-climate varietals in a place they believed uniquely suited to growing them. Today, Flowers Winery produces 15,000 cases of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from its two estate properties, Camp Meeting Ridge and Flowers Ranch, as well as select vineyards in the coolest regions of the Sonoma Coast AVA, which are farmed to Flowers' specifications by their own crews. In addition to direct consumer sales, the wines are sold to fine restaurants and retailers in the US and overseas. Read less

Member Reviews for Flowers Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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Snooth User: Amanda Schuster
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 11/21/2011

Always a solid choice. This vintage is very fruit-forward and toasty, but there is still a great mineral backbone, with spice and earth to round it out. Smells a bit like pinecones, not a complaint!

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Snooth User: Chris Carpita
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/22/2011

Gentle semi-acidic Pinot, a little bit of butter on the aroma, which also has some detectable oak. Pretty easy drinking wine w/ a nice coating texture, would love to have this w/ a filet or pork tenderloin. Drinks well by itself.


Snooth User: Hana Choi
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 03/23/2011

Smooth and very easy to drink. Hint of berries. Would love to try with food but am happy enjoying it on its own.


Snooth User: nvansicklen
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/23/2011

A very creamy Pinot that has a hint of cherry and Oak. I really liked the wine. Very drinkable...I poured a glass and then went back for a second....it was all gone.


Snooth User: dance56831
80476142
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/23/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: Kyle Graynor
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2007 02/20/2012

Very sweet, cherry aromas. Very soft and fruity, with gentle supporting tannins.


Snooth User: jengamom
7325407
4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 01/16/2011

Loved the body. Not too tannic. Nice and rich.


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External Reviews for Flowers Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2012 07/14/2015

This beautiful Pinot Noir is a blend of various vineyards throughout the appellation. It shows classic coastal acidity, dryness and silkiness, with appealing raspberry, red licorice, cola and pomegranate flavors, wrapped into finely ground tannins. Decant and drink now.


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Vintage: 2012 10/10/2013

Bright ruby color with violet hues on the rim. Blackberry and briar patch come forward in the initial aromas and evolve into high-toned cherry and bergamot orange. Flavors of dried black cherries and savory herbs complement the bright acidity and supple tannins which frame a lingering and silky finish.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
Vintage: 2012 07/14/2015

Medium-weight yet assuredly tannic, with a core of vivid raspberry, cherry and spice notes, ending tight and chewy. Drink now. 20,000 cases made.


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Vintage: 2011 07/19/2013

Flowers vineyards rise up just two miles from the rugged Pacific Ocean cliffs at elevations of 1,150 to 1,875 feet. Nursery owners in Pennsylvania, Walt and Joan Flowers combined their love of wine with their passion for agriculture.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 10/04/2012

Fresh fruit aromas of cherry, raspberry and plum, followed by hints of violet, spice, mineral, and pepper.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2011 03/03/2013

A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2011 Flowers Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2011 11/14/2013

A model of total elegance and class the 2011 Pinot Noir from Flowers is absolutely gorgeous. Savory herbs crushed flowers licorice salt orange peel mint and plums are all woven together in the glass. Today the 2011 is impeccably crafted and flat-out gorgeous. Although very much a medium-bodied wine I would not at all be surprised to see the 2011 blossom with more time in bottle. This is an impressive effort. Unfortunately the Sonoma Coast was the only 2011 Flowers Pinot I was able to taste but based on this effort 2011 is certainly shaping up well here. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2021. -Antonio Galloni Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


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Tasting Notes:

Red fruit bouquet of Santa Rosa plum and raspberry overlayed with cardamom spice is immediately present upon swirling the glass. Aromas are accentuated with notes of cedar, vanilla, cola nut and minerals. Flavors of cassis, spice, and vanilla afford a silky texture and long, round mouth feel complimented by lively acidity and fine tannins. Enjoy now or cellar up to 5 years.

Fresh fruit aromas of cherry, plum, and raspberry are followed by hints of sandalwood, mineral, and leather. This wine offers crisp acidity upon entry unfolding with flavors of plum, raspberry and spice. Tannins are supple creating a long, soft finish. Enjoy now or cellar up to 3 years.

372 cases produced.

Closure: Cork

Notes: 100% French Oak; 40% new. Total time in barrel = 15 months

Wine Specs:

Total Acidity: 0.59 grams per liter

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