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St Innocent Pinot Noir Village Cuvee 2017

Oregon is one of the world’s three top regions for producing Pinot Noir. The others are New Zealand and, of course, Burgundy. The cool climate in the Williamette Valley allows Pinot Noir to mature slowly and the poor soils on hill sides above a few hundred feet reduces their vigor creating delicacy and complexity in the wines. Universally Pinot Noirs share a taste profile that is dried roses, spring deciduous leaf, tea leaves and often a sweet earthiness in the nose; the flavours are from a motley palette including cherries of most any hue, sometimes truffle, gaminess and a wonderful comforting earthiness. The wines of Oregon distinguish themselves with a lovely sweet fruitiness and a silken texture.

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

Noel's Bottle Shop
Bemidji
218-444-9864

Kowalski's Eagan Wine Market
Eagan
651-328-8300

Kowalski's Excelsior Market
Excelsior
952-229-8300

Liquor Barn
Long Lake
952-473-1817

France 44
Minneapolis
612-925-3252

Kowalski's Uptown Market
Minneapolis
612-377-3448

North Loop Wine & Spirits
Minneapolis
612-338-5393

Sentyrz Liquor
Minneapolis
612-781-3484

Haskell's - Minneapolis
Minneapolis
612-333-2434

Sundial Wine & Spirits
Minnetonka
952-938-5532

Glen Lake Wine & Spirits
Minnetonka
952-935-7375

Haskell's - Minnetonka
Minnetonka
952-544-4456

Kowalski's Oak Park Heights Market
Oak Park Heights
651-439-9161

Northwest Liquors
Rochester
507-529-3825

Andy's - Crossroads
Rochester
507-289-0777

Perrier - St Paul
Saint Paul
651-227-6563

Thomas Liquor
Saint Paul
651-699-1860

Wayzata Wines & Spirits
Wayzata
952-473-7191

Kowalski's Woodbury Market
Woodbury
651-578-8800

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