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2008 Cycles Gladiator Pinot Noir Central Coast

Cycles Gladiator

Winery brand: Cycles Gladiator

Wine Details

Red Wine, Vintage 2008

Appellation/Region

Central Coast - California, United States

VinTank Wine ID

840-0020-001771-01-2008-0-0001 (permalink, short)

Composition

100% Pinot Noir

Treatments

Neutral Other
New French Oak

Readings

Alcohol: 13.9%
pH: 3.7
T.A.: 0.6g/100mL

Organic/Biodynamic/Sustainability

Unspecified

SKUs/Formats

Bottle 750mL (750mL)
Closure: Cork
Release Date:2/9/09
54,200 Cases
VinTank Product ID: 840-0020-001771-01-2008-0-0001-03-5 Suggested Retail Price: US $10.99

Accolades
2009 San Francisco International Wine Competition - Double Gold

Review: Double Gold! - 2009 San Francisco International Wine Competition

2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - Gold

Review: Gold - 2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Wine Notes

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Description

From California’s celebrated Central Coast appellation, the 2008 Cycles Gladiator Pinot Noir begins with complex and pleasant red fruit aromas, as suggested by the beet-red color of this bright and fresh wine. An extremely luxurious nose is filled with aromas of ripe tomato, sassafras and light notes of peppermint that tease the senses as each takes a turn at center stage. Meanwhile, a touch of sweet wood emerges as a hint of truffle glides just out of reach. Sweet and smooth, like velvet in the mouth, this wine is perfectly balanced. A long finish, combined with pleasurable notes of raspberry ... more

Tasting Notes

From California’s celebrated Central Coast appellation, the 2008 Cycles Gladiator Pinot Noir begins with complex and pleasant red fruit aromas, as suggested by the beet-red color of this bright and fresh wine. An extremely luxurious nose is filled with aromas of ripe tomato, sassafras and light notes of peppermint that tease the senses as each takes a turn at center stage. Meanwhile, a touch of sweet wood emerges as a hint of truffle glides just out of reach. Sweet and smooth, like velvet in the mouth, this wine is perfectly balanced. A long finish, combined with pleasurable notes of raspberry ... more

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