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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Rhys Vineyards

Region:

California

Appellation:

Napa Valley

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Bearwallow Vineyard, Pinot Noir, 2013

12x75cl £785.00

10 cases, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Situated at the coolest end of the Anderson Valley, this magnificent vineyard is now the largest estate holding in the Rhys portfolio. The steeply sloping shale quartz and sandstone soils are planted with a huge variety of massale selection, heritage and suit case pinot noir clones, all the better to increase complexity in the final wine. The fruit set here is a shade deeper than the mountain wines, though there is no shortage of elegant minerality and the most alluring of textures. Displaying incredible poise and refinement this is a wine that harnesses so many of the best features of Pinot noir with a lightness of touch, breadth of flavour and purity of fruit to match many a wine from the Cote d'Or. Exceptional stuff with all the ingredients to cellar brilliantly.

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Californian wines are enjoying a tremendous revival, from the top exclusive Estates to the more commercial volume producers. The replanting of most of Californian vineyards in the early-to mid-1990s is starting to bear fruit. The new selected low volume clones grafted onto Phylloxera- resistant ...