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Fulcrum Floodgate Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

Saturated purple in the glass. Dusty aromas of plum, spice, and a hint of graham cracker. Lush flavors of deep dark cherry, plum, cola and spice. Silky creamy texture that is seductive.

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  • 2010

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Winery: Fulcrum Wines  
Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Fulcrum Wines:
The real impetus for Fulcrum Wines is to produce California Pinot Noirs that are in balance for critical consumers that believe as we do, that more is not always better. Acid, tannin, sweetness, alcohol, fruit expression, oak influence, age worthiness, and food friendliness are all key areas where we seek to strike the right balance. A fulcrum is a point of balance for a lever. Leveraging th... Read more
The real impetus for Fulcrum Wines is to produce California Pinot Noirs that are in balance for critical consumers that believe as we do, that more is not always better. Acid, tannin, sweetness, alcohol, fruit expression, oak influence, age worthiness, and food friendliness are all key areas where we seek to strike the right balance. A fulcrum is a point of balance for a lever. Leveraging the best wines out of the best grapes while maintaining a wines balance is a great metaphor for what Fulcrum is all about. Read less

Tasting Notes:

Saturated purple in the glass. Dusty aromas of plum, spice, and a hint of graham cracker. Lush flavors of deep dark cherry, plum, cola and spice. Silky creamy texture that is seductive.

Saturated purple in the glass. Dusty aromas of plum, spice, and a hint of graham cracker. Lush flavors of deep dark cherry, plum, cola and spice. Silky creamy texture that is seductive.

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1,140 bottles produced. produced.

Closure: Cork

Aged 16 months in French Oak.

Notes: 16 months in new French oak.


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