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2009 Kenwood Vineyards Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

Kenwood Vineyards

Winery brand: Kenwood Vineyards

Wine Details

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Red Wine, Vintage 2009

Appellation/Region

Russian River Valley - California, United States

VinTank Wine ID

840-0090-003433-01-2009-0-0003 (permalink, short)

Composition

99% Pinot Noir

1% Syrah

Treatments

French Oak: 11 Mo.

Readings

Alcohol: 13.5%
pH: 3.6

Organic/Biodynamic/Sustainability

Unspecified

SKUs/Formats

Bottle 750mL (750mL)
Closure: Cork
VinTank Product ID: 840-0090-003433-01-2009-0-0003-03-4
GTIN/UPC/EAN: 00013060010094 Suggested Retail Price: US $20.00

Accolades
Critics Challenge - GOLD

Wine Notes

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Description

Flavorful aromas of fresh raspberries and cherries followed by subtle notes of vanilla and cola; excellent acid balance with smooth tannins and a lingering finish.

Winemaker Notes

The grapes for this Pinot Noir were grown in Sonoma County's Russian River Valley viticultural appellation. The Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean and serves as a channel for the cool ocean fog to move inland from the coast. Kenwood produces its Russian River blend from vineyards located off River Road, where the soil combined with the ocean's cooling influence creates the ideal conditions for growing Pinot Noir. Sixty-two percent of the grapes were grown on estate vineyards. A small amount of Syrah was added to the final blend to supply additional body and complexity. The 2009 growing season ... more

Tasting Notes

Flavorful aromas of fresh raspberries and cherries followed by subtle notes of vanilla and cola; excellent acid balance with smooth tannins and a lingering finish. This refreshing, fruity Pinot Noir is wonderfully versatile on the table and can be served with a wide range of foods, including pork, chicken, lamb and salmon.

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