Vine Hill Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir 2009
Pinot Noir from Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Bright raspberry and cranberry fruit aromas mingle with earthy
anise characters. Orange peel and tobacco accent flavors of
blueberry and dark cherry. Notes of chocolate and vanilla compliment the fruit and interact nicely with the soft tannins and natural acidity of the wine.
Try pairing with an earthy Portobello Mushroom ravioli.
Rich and satisfying, it has a ton of cherry and cola fruit that is wrapped into firm tannins and made brisk with acidity. The finish is dry and spicy. Not an ager, but it’s a beautiful wine to drink now with a great steak.
There is something really satisfying about seeing a long-held dream unfolding before your eyes. Such is the circumstance in which Nick Guerrero, Managing Partner of Vine Hill Winery finds himself. Nick and his team have embarked on a journey that continues a long tradition of winemaking in the historic Vine Hill Wine District. Established in 1867 by George and John Jarvis the wine district housed the Santa Cruz Mountain Wine Company of which John Jarvis... View More