South Stage Cellars 2010 Pinot Noir
Vineyard: Fortmiller Vineyard in Talent
Winemaker: Linda Donovan
Recognition: Silver medal in the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition
Case production: 300 cases
Food pairings: Salmon, turkey, chicken, pork, mushrooms, mustards
Tasting notes: Everything a pinot noir should be with a soft cherry flavor and lightly spiced, earthy finish. Special French clones deliver gentle tannins that convey depth and elegance.
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