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1999 Carneros Chardonnay

About the Vineyard... Beginning in 1999, we shifted our sourcing to a 28 year old block of old Wente Chardonnay from the Ferguson vineyard (formerly a Buena Vista leased property). The rocky soils and brisk winds conspire to make this an austere site with low vigor and very exposed vines. The...

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1999 Carneros Pinot Noir

Deep garnet color. Intense aromas of spice, coffee, cocoa/chocolate, rich blackberry and black cherry fruit with sl. earthy nuances. The palate is full and velvety in texture, bursting with blackberry/cherry fruit, anise, chocolate, and coffee. The finish is long and focused with lingering bright fruit and bright acidity. The wine has underlying tannic structure and will age nicely, unfolding additional layers with time. Drink or hold 5 - 7 years.

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1999 Napa Valley Pinot Noir

Aromas tend toward baking spices, blueberry, blackberry and plum, deep toned fruit, dark chocolate, and tar. Deep and concentrated with a firm underlying structure and great length. The palate brims with mouth watering black fruits followed by clove, cinnamon, spice in the finish. Remains tight - will benefit from additional bottle age.

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1999 Par Avion

This elegant wine possesses violets, rose petals, bright red fruits, cherry/huckleberry, wet stone, earth/forest floor nuances and a pronounced mineral character. The wine is tighter than its California siblings, possessing firm acidity that bodes well for medium to long term aging. 45 cases produced.

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1999 Russian River Pinot Noir

Whiffs of smoke and toast are followed by white pepper, spice, bing cherry and black cherry in the aromas. The wine is broad and bright with rich sweet fruit and leather undertones on the palate. Finishes long with a supple texture.

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1999 Sonoma Mountain Pinot Noir

Very aromatic with exotic spices, sage, violets, dried roses, truffle nuances, and black tea. Black cherry and blueberry fruit predominate on the palate framed nicely by subtle vanillin, cocoa and toasted oak. The wine is velvety in texture and finishes with very long, lingering flavors echoing the floral aromas in the nose. Drink or Hold 7 - 10 years.

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1998 Carneros Chardonnay

About the Vineyard... Our Chardonnay comes from a hillside vineyard in the Carneros region of Napa Valley. The clonal selection of the vineyard is varied resulting in kind of a field blend. Most California Chardonnay comes from "certified" clones of Chardonnay made available from UC Davis....

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1998 Carneros Pinot Noir

Deep garnet color. Intense aromas of spice, coffee, cocoa/chocolate, rich blackberry and black cherry fruit with sl. earthy nuances. The palate is full and velvety in texture, bursting with blackberry/cherry fruit, anise, chocolate, and coffee. The finish is long and focused with lingering bright fruit and bright acidity. The wine has good tannic structure and will age nicely, unfolding additional layers with time. Drink or hold 6 - 9 years.

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1998 Sonoma Mountain Pinot Noir

Very aromatic with exotic spices, sage, violets, dried roses, truffle nuances, and black tea. Black cherry and blueberry fruit predominate on the palate framed nicely by subtle vanillin, cocoa and toasted oak. The wine is velvety in texture and finishes with very long, lingering flavors echoing the floral aromas in the nose.

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1997 Carneros Chardonnay

About the Vineyard... The 1997 Chardonnay comes from a hillside vineyard in the Carneros region of Napa Valley. With excellent drainage and southwest facing slope. The site is cooler than many in Carneros as it is not sheltered from the breezes coming off of San Pablo Bay. The clonal...

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