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Encanto Vineyards 2008 Pinot Noir

Encanto Vineyards

2008 Pinot Noir
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Carneros, Napa Valley, CA


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Tasting Notes:
Translated to English, Encanto Vineyards becomes Enchanted Vineyards, an appropriate name for a winery producing spellbinding wines. Like a fairy tale adventure, this wine takes us down the rabbit hole to a mystical world filled with bewitching aromas and flavors that set this classic style Pinot Noir apart from others. Aged in French oak barrels for seventeen months, the wine has taken on the bakeshop aromas and flavors of the barrel. Vanilla, cream, truffle and earthy spices blend with black cherry, licorice, cranberry, herbal notes and a dash of minerality to create a perfectly entrancing concoction. A beautiful light brick red color with surprising clarity, this Pinot appears more aged than it really is… aging potion, perhaps? Moderate tannin and perky acidity give way to a finish as smooth as the silk of a princess’ gown. Truly an enchanting wine.
  • Grapes
    100% Pinot Noir
  • Region
    Carneros, Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    146 Cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now until 2013

Rudy Zuidema

About the Winemaker:
Master winemaker Rudy Zuidema has nearly two decades of experience in the wine industry. As a graduate from the prestigious University of California Davis, with previous experience at St. Clement Vineyards, Honig Vineyard, Robert Craig and Cuvaison, Rudy has a solid background and the passion necessary to create epic wines.
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Food Pairing Suggestions:
Poultry, pork or hearty seafood such as salmon are all a perfect compliment to this Pinot Noir. Vegetarian dishes, goat cheese or salads are some other tasty options.
About the Winery
Encanto Vineyards Enrique Lopez and Rosaura Segura, proprietors invite you to celebrate your everyday magic with Encanto Vineyards. Translated to English, Encanto Vineyards means Enchanted Vineyards, an appropriate name for a winery producing spellbinding wines. Learn more