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2007 Hanzell Vineyards Pinot Noir Sonoma Valley

Hanzell Vineyards

Winery brand: Hanzell Vineyards

Wine Details

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Red Wine, Vintage 2007

Appellation/Region

Sonoma Valley - California, United States

Winemaker

Michael McNeill

VinTank Wine ID

840-0125-002839-01-2007-0-0001 (permalink, short)

Composition

Pinot Noir

Treatments

50% New French Oak: 18 Mo.

Readings

Unspecified

Organic/Biodynamic/Sustainability

Unspecified

SKUs/Formats

Bottle 750mL (750mL)
Closure: Cork
VinTank Product ID: 840-0125-002839-01-2007-0-0001-03-0 Suggested Retail Price: US $95.00

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Wine Notes

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Description

Roasted and savory spices, tobacco leaf, smoked meats, and scents of forest floor lend dark counterpoint to the bright fruit aromas of pomegranate, blackberry and orange-peel. Rich ripe fruit flavor gives balance to the copious mouth-filling tannins. With time resting in the decanter, the delineation between the fruit and the structure of this wine evaporates into a seamless and finely woven fabric of flavor and texture. The impressive fruit concentration and firm structural backbone ensure a life-span that will be measured in decades.

Winemaker Notes

A dry cool spring started the 2007 growing season with even budbreak throughout the vineyard. Very mild weather persisted through May and June. Then temperatures hit 100 degrees four days in a row in early July! The remainder of July and August were marked by warm sunny days followed by very cool nights and foggy mornings; textbook perfect for flavor and phenolic development without excessive sugar accumulation. However some mornings, the fog was so thick that the vines looked as if they had been rained upon necessitating diligence in the vineyard to make sure mildew was kept at bay. We ... more

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