Tortoise Creek Mission Grove Pinot Noir 2017

$13.99
$12.59

SKU 00579

750ml

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This delightful Pinot Noir is made by the Masters family in California. Pinot Noir is a delicate grape variety that requires optimum growing conditions so the Masters' are careful to source fruit from the best vineyards.  60% comes from the Clarksburg region where the clay and loam soils coupled with the cool weather of the Sacramento Delta balances the acidity and the fruit. 40% is from Monterey with its sunshine, Pacific winds and Santa Lucia Mountain influence.  Look for violets, red berries, cherries and vanilla. Aged 12 months in French oak, pair with salmon, chicken, sushi rolls, cheeses and more...
Category Red Wine
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Country California
Brand Tortoise Creek
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Wine Spectator Fruity and lively, with cherry and plum flavors that feature notes of underbrush. Hints of white pepper show on the finish. Drink now. 8,000 cases made.

Kim Marcus, November 30, 2018

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