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Whitehall Land Pinot Noir Carneros 2006

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Notes on the Whitehall Lane Carneros Pinot Noir 2006 : WINEMAKER NOTES: The Vintage 2006 was a long and glorious growing year. The temperate weather during the growing season and mild harvest weather allowed the grapes to hang longer than usual and ripen to full maturity. The grapes were harvested from the Las Brisas Vineyard and the Sangiacomo Vineyard in late September with good acidity and bright fruit aromas and flavors. Winemaking The wine was fermented as five small lots, including some open bin fermentation with manual punch downs. These lots were aged separately in French oak barrels for six months before being blended together and aged for an additional five months. Tasting Notes This Pinot Noir is beautifully balanced displaying aromas and flavors of ripe cherry, strawberry, clove and toasty oak. It is supple, clean and smooth on the mid-palate with a savory creme brulee finish. Enjoyable now and for several years to come.WHITEHALL LANE CARNEROS PINOT NOIR 2006

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Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Whitehall Lane Winery:
We are a small, family owned winery in Napa Valley's historic Rutherford appellation. We own approximately 110 acres of prime Valley-floor vineyards including the Leonardini Vineyard in St. Helena and are committed to making the finest Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Reserve wine. The winery continues to receive accolades and awards for produc... Read more
We are a small, family owned winery in Napa Valley's historic Rutherford appellation. We own approximately 110 acres of prime Valley-floor vineyards including the Leonardini Vineyard in St. Helena and are committed to making the finest Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Reserve wine. The winery continues to receive accolades and awards for producing some of the greatest wines in the world. In Wine Spectator Magazine's year-end ranking of wines, Whitehall Lane has been honored an unprecedented three times in five years for producing wines rated among the top five in the world. The winery has also been voted Winery of the Year from the Quarterly Review of Wines and Wine and Spirits Magazine. Read less

Notes on the Whitehall Lane Carneros Pinot Noir 2006 : WINEMAKER NOTES: The Vintage 2006 was a long and glorious growing year. The temperate weather during the growing season and mild harvest weather allowed the grapes to hang longer than usual and ripen to full maturity. The grapes were harvested from the Las Brisas Vineyard and the Sangiacomo Vineyard in late September with good acidity and bright fruit aromas and flavors. Winemaking The wine was fermented as five small lots, including some open bin fermentation with manual punch downs. These lots were aged separately in French oak barrels for six months before being blended together and aged for an additional five months. Tasting Notes This Pinot Noir is beautifully balanced displaying aromas and flavors of ripe cherry, strawberry, clove and toasty oak. It is supple, clean and smooth on the mid-palate with a savory creme brulee finish. Enjoyable now and for several years to come.WHITEHALL LANE CARNEROS PINOT NOIR 2006

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