Melville Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Sta. Rita Hills Estate Terraces 2010

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Winemaker's Notes - Garnet and ruby-red in color, this wine is distinctly rich and more earth driven. Aromas of red berry compote, bramble berry and dragon fruit interweave with spices of sandalwood, sage, mustard seed and molasses. Hints of minerals and green peppercorns also lurk in the background. On the palate, it is supple carrying a sublime and velvety texture. The wine finishes generously and savory leaving the mouth stained with its complexity and minerality.

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Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Melville Winery:
Welcome to Melville Vineyards and Winery! Come by our tasting room and sample our current Estate Line and Small Lot Collection releases. Our Mediterranean-style Winery is located in the Sta. Rita Hills appellation in Lompoc, California, in Western Santa Ynez Valley. For group tours, please call for a reservation. We look forward to meeting you!

External Reviews for Melville Pinot Noir Santa Rita Hills Sta. Rita Hills Estate Terraces

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Vintage: 2009 07/06/2011

Winemaker's Notes - Garnet and ruby-red in color, this wine is distinctly rich and more earth driven. Aromas of red berry compote, bramble berry and dragon fruit interweave with spices of sandalwood, sage, mustard seed and molasses. Hints of minerals and green peppercorns also lurk in the background. On the palate, it is supple carrying a sublime and velvety texture. The wine finishes generously and savory leaving the mouth stained with its complexity and minerality.


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Vintage: 2007 10/15/2009

Black raspberry, black currant, cherry, camphor, and incense aromas jump from the glass of the dark ruby/purple-tinged 2007 Pinot Noir Terraces. An ethereal texture, multiple dimensions, fine purity, good acidity, and a layered mouthfeel suggest it s... Robert Parker. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 Melville Pinot Noir Terraces 750ml




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