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Alexander Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir 2018

As Pinot Noir really develops under long, cool growing conditions, California has a lot to offer –especially from parts of Sonoma, the Central Coast, Santa Barbara and San Benito. Such pockets of terroir yield Pinot Noirs of exemplary varietal character while conveying the given terroir. These transmute simply Pinot Noir by numbers. Although Burgundy has a couple millennia on us, we are apt pupils and California Pinot Noir at once combines the ripe complexity of the West Coast, while crafting great Pinot Noir of primary red fruits such as cherries, strawberries, raspberries –even bright plums. With time these can spread out from this profile to show more of the land from whence they came –whether supple from fog blanketed Carneros or mineral from the precious lime stone of Mt Harlan. To taste California Pinot Noir is to travel to the very AVAs they come from.

Food Pairings

Roasted birds are a preternatural match but Pinot Noir goes with any number of dishes ranging from those incorporating wild game and foraged mushrooms to veal stews or grilled fleshy fish. For a classic cheese pairing hunt down some Epoisse...

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Downtown Liquor
Alexandria
612-763-5404

Plaza Discount Liquor
Alexandria
320-762-1716

Apple Valley #3 - 157th St W
Apple Valley
952-953-2555

Cheers - Bloomington
Bloomington
952-941-0998

Red Lion Liquor
Burnsville
952-890-4000

Mgm - Chanhassen
Chanhassen
952-937-9300

Delano Wine & Spirits
Delano
763-972-0578

On The Rocks Wine & Spirits
Hugo
651-787-9480

Litchfield Liquor
Litchfield
320-693-8563

Mendota Liquor Barrel
Mendota Heights
651-687-9252

Mcdonald Liquor Store
Minneapolis
612-721-6686

Glen Lake Wine & Spirits
Minnetonka
952-935-7375

Mgm - Minnetonka
Minnetonka
952-470-2062

Mgm - North Mankato
North Mankato
507-387-2634

Princeton Off Sale Liquor
Princeton
763-389-3613

Andy's - Crossroads
Rochester
507-289-0777

Cellars Wine & Spirits
Stillwater
651-439-4319

Cub Liquor - West Stp
West Saint Paul
651-457-3731

Cotroneo's Vino & Birra
White Bear Lake
651-429-7551

Cellars - Wbl
White Bear Lake
651-426-1028

Short Stop Wine & Spirits
Woodbury
651-436-7346

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