The 2011 Stemmler Carneros Pinot is light ruby in color, with aromas of strawberry, cherry, blackberry, anise, and earth. The palate shows bright cherry and berry flavors accompaniedby dried herb and pastry dough. Medium to light-bodied, with aspicy finish that leaves the lingering impression of satiny tannin and fresh fruit.
Rich earth, loam and truffle notes elevate the core of fresh, crisp cherry and cranberry flavors, with floral, spice and cigar box aromatics leading to a firm finish.
Robert Stemmler's passion for winemaking spans over forty years. A native of Germany, Robert Stemmler completed his formal education in winemaking and viticulture at Bad Kreuznach wine college in Germany. In 1961 he then traveled to America to accept a winemaking position at Charles Krug Winery, one of Napa Valley's most prominent wineries. He quickly earned the reputation as one of the leading winemakers in California. This recognition lead him to other renowned wineries including... View More