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Thomas Fogarty Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2013

Winemaker's Notes:

ARIETAL: Pinot Noir (Heritage & Dijon clones) VINEYARD:Grapes are sourced from vineyards in four distinct regions within the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA. SOIL: Shale and sandstone FARMING: A combination of organic, sustainable and biodynamic practices. VINIFICATION: Each parcel is vinified separately and blended after primary and malolactic fermentation takes place under spontaneous conditions with native yeasts. PRESS & RATINGS: 88 Points - VInous: "Fogarty's 2013 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains is a pretty, fruit-driven wine to drink young, while the flavors remain bright. Crushed flowers, sweet red berries and cinnamon grace the supple, open-knit finish. The Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot is predominantly made from purchased fruit.." Drink 2015-2020. -Antonio Galloni (7/2015) TastingNotesDark cherry fruit, earth and spice box flavors are long and the texture and tannins are balanced.

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Thomas Fogarty Winery:
Internationally recognized heart surgeon, Stanford professor and inventor Dr. Thomas Fogarty founded Thomas Fogarty Winery and Vineyards in 1981. Winemaker Michael Martella produces award-winning Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and Monterey County Gewurztraminer. With breathtaking views of lower San Francisco Bay, the mountaintop location is popular destination for wine tasting, weddings, corporate meetings and other events.

ARIETAL: Pinot Noir (Heritage & Dijon clones) VINEYARD:Grapes are sourced from vineyards in four distinct regions within the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA. SOIL: Shale and sandstone FARMING: A combination of organic, sustainable and biodynamic practices. VINIFICATION: Each parcel is vinified separately and blended after primary and malolactic fermentation takes place under spontaneous conditions with native yeasts. PRESS & RATINGS: 88 Points - VInous: "Fogarty's 2013 Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains is a pretty, fruit-driven wine to drink young, while the flavors remain bright. Crushed flowers, sweet red berries and cinnamon grace the supple, open-knit finish. The Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot is predominantly made from purchased fruit.." Drink 2015-2020. -Antonio Galloni (7/2015) TastingNotesDark cherry fruit, earth and spice box flavors are long and the texture and tannins are balanced.

Dietary Information: Organic


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