2018 The Insider, Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast

About the Wine

Pinot Noir has the well deserved reputation of being a finicky and difficult grape to cultivate. It thrives in cooler climates like Burgundy and the Willamette Valley in Oregon, but it is also now widely planted throughout sunny California. The Insider Pinot Noir was carefully crafted from grapes grown by a notorious producer with vineyards in the Petaluma Gap area of the Sonoma Coast. The Name “The Insider” comes from the confidentiality agreement they had to sign in order to purchase the grapes from the vines of a well known winery producing world class wines. With inside connections and knowledge they were able to offer you a wine of exceptional quality and pedigree at a price that will amaze.

Winemaker Notes

This Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir has a deep garnet, crushed cranberry color which illustrates the depth of this cool climate Pinot Noir. Right out of the glass this wine is perfumed with elegant dark fruit from ripe bing cherry to black raspberry notes. The wine is subtly spiced with integrated cinnamon and clove spices and backed with mocha notes. On the palate the wine carries through consistently with the aromatics and displays the ripe and juicy cherry and raspberry fruit notes with balanced acidity and generous vanilla and toasted oak notes revealing silky tannins that linger. The wine finishes with in a Burgundian style referencing the earth tones of the Pommard clone 4 that makes this wine memorable.

Food Pairings

Pinot noir is one of the most versatile red wines to match with food. Thanksgiving is right around the corner. The Insider is an excellent and versatility choice for your Thanksgiving feast. Not only will it compliment your turkey, but also the handful of sides that will cover the rest of your plate.

The Wine Down

This wine is of exceptional quality at a price that will amaze.

You can find this wine for under $25.00

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