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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Rhys Vineyards

Region:

California

Appellation:

Santa Cruz

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Alesia, Santa Cruz Mountains, Pinot Noir, 2016

12x75cl £395.00

2 cases Equiv. £32.92 per bottle

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6x1.5L £400.00

4 cases Equiv. £66.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

As of the 2016 vintage, the Alessia range comes entirely Rhys owned vineyards and as a result both wines saw a major leap in quality in 2016. In effect, Alessia is the wine that allows Jeff and Kevin to dial in their single vineyards, so the quality to price aspect here is superb. Production is as kid-gloves and transparent as for all the Rhys wines – here 25% new French oak and 25% whole bunch. A crisp, inviting, pure mountain Pinot, a large percentage of which comes from the excellent Parajo vineyard.

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