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2009 Stemmler Pinot Noir "Ferguson Block"

Stemmler 2009 Ferguson Block Pinot Noir

Winery: Stemmler

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Ferguson Block"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Carneros

State or country: CA

Price: $44

Cases produced: 67

KWG Score: 90 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: July 26, 2012

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Pinot Noir opens with a black currant bouquet with a hint of black raspberry and smoky oak. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic, silky, and savory. The flavor profile is a very tasty mild black cherry with hints of black raspberry, plum, black pepper, and gentle oak. The finish is dry, subtle, and it drifts away nicely. This Pinot would pair perfectly with cherry amaretto chicken. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Our 2009 Ferguson Block Pinot Noir is medium ruby in color, with a focused nose of cherry, raspberry, strawberry pie, and graham cracker. The palate is incredibly fresh and lively, with cherry, cranberry, raspberry, apple skin, and spicy minerality. Elegant and refined, this is a classically styled pinot noir designed to gracefully accompany a wide range of food pairings.

Organic status: not organic

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