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Roessler Cellars 2008 "Hein Family" Pinot Noir

Roessler Cellars

2008 Pinot Noir
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Anderson Valley, Mendocino County, CA


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Tasting Notes:
The Hein Family’ vineyard is located in the heart of what is called the “Deep End” of Anderson Valley. This area is much cooler than other parts of the region because of its close proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The marine influence brings cool evenings and foggy mornings to create an ideal venue for growing classic Burgundy style varietals. This Pinot Noir opens up with a creamy fruit character which resolves into cherry cream with toasted-oak overtones. Bright red and black cherry on the palate starts off reserved, but after a little time both the aromas and flavors expand with lush fruit and a broadening range of spicy, earthy notes. Further time in the glass yields smoked, cured meats along with dense, dried and candied fruit, all complementing a solid base of bright cherry and spice.
  • Grapes
    100% Pinot Noir
  • Region
    Anderson Valley
  • Production
    168 Cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    2-3 years
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Food Pairing Suggestions:
Pinot Noir is a very food friendly wine. It pairs particularly well with turkey, duck, pork loin, shellfish, salmon, mushroom dishes, roasted chicken, veal, pasta dishes with a pink sauce, venison, elk, antelope, ostrich, buffalo and moderate cheeses.
About the Winery
Roessler Cellars In 2000, Roger Roessler, a long time restaurateur, and his brother Richard Roessler, an experienced home winemaker, merged talents to produce a library of first-rate cuvees under the Roessler Cellars label. Together, the brothers sought out the finest fruit from the West Coast and, over the years, created a diverse collection of terrior-driven Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Learn more