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Moshin Vineyards Pinot Noir Sonoma County 2008

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Classic Russian River characteristics abound in this fragrant and elegant wine. Lovingly crafted, this 100% Pinot Noir has excellent flavor, structure and finesse.

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Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Moshin Vineyards:
Moshin Vineyards and Winery began in 1989 as the dream of Rick Moshin, a San Jose State University math instructor – and with theMoshin Family’s purchase of a ten-acre Pinot Noir Vineyard located in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California. The Moshin Vineyards of today features a unique 4-tier Gravity Flow Winery and control of 28 acres of grapes – mostly Pinot Noir. The tasting r... Read more
Moshin Vineyards and Winery began in 1989 as the dream of Rick Moshin, a San Jose State University math instructor – and with theMoshin Family’s purchase of a ten-acre Pinot Noir Vineyard located in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California. The Moshin Vineyards of today features a unique 4-tier Gravity Flow Winery and control of 28 acres of grapes – mostly Pinot Noir. The tasting room is open daily to the public and tours of the winery can be made by appointment. There is a $5.00 tasting fee. You may choose up to 5 wines to taste. Tasting fee waived with wine purchase. Wine Club Members ~Complimentary. The goal at Moshin Vineyards is to carefully guide the grapes through the winemaking process and bring you a wine that expresses a truthful view into the heart of the vine. Our farming methods are sustainable, winemaking philosophy is “minimally invasive,” and we have established energy-saving practices through the use of gravity-flow and solar energy. We specialize in small lot, hand-crafted wines, which include Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Syrah and Zinfandel. Wine Club members enjoy our most exclusive lots, making membership a fun and special way to experience the artistry and dedication of our winemaking team. The Moshin Family and our knowledgeable and friendly staff invite you to join us for a taste of wine country! Explore our website to discover more about our Winery, Events, Photos, and fun things to do in the beautiful wine country of the Russian River Valley! Read less

External Reviews for Moshin Vineyards Pinot Noir Sonoma County

External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
07/07/2011

Rick Moshin added to his Estate Pinot grapes with grapes from nearby prime vineyard sites all hand pruned and hand harvested. This raised the production for his 2008 to a mere 1271 cases. His gravity-flow winery allows gentle handling of the grapes retaining the subtle perfume and bright flavors of strawberry, and black cherry. Aged in oak barrels (26% new) for 11 months giving it a layer of complexity and structure for aging, this is a beautiful Pinot that will continue to show well for the next 5-8 years or more. On SALE!!!


External Review
Source: WineExpress.com
07/22/2011

In 2008 Rick Moshin added to his Estate Pinot Noir grapes with grapes from nearby prime vineyard sites all hand pruned and hand harvested. This raised his production to a mere 1271 cases. Rick learned his craft working along side Pinot Noir Icon, Gary Farrell who was a customer for Moshin Vineyard grapes and winemaker for the first several vintages of Moshin Pinot. Rick's all-new 4-tier gravity-flow winery, allows gentle handling of the grapes to retain the subtle perfume and bright flavors of strawberry, and black cherry. Aged in oak barrels (26% new) for 11 months giving it a layer of complexity and structure for aging, this is a beautiful Pinot that will continue to show well for the next 5-8 years or more. On SALE!!!



Classic Russian River characteristics abound in this fragrant and elegant wine. Lovingly crafted, this 100% Pinot Noir has excellent flavor, structure and finesse.

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