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 Vintage2009 Label 1 of 2 
TypeRosé
ProducerIron Horse Vineyards (web)
VarietyPinot Noir
DesignationEstate Rosé de Pinot Noir
Vineyardn/a
CountryUSA
RegionCalifornia
SubRegionSonoma County
AppellationGreen Valley
OptionsShow neither variety nor appellation
UPC Code(s)084315549539

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Drinking window: Drink by 2012 (based on 1 user opinion)

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Community Tasting Notes (average 89.8 pts. and median of 91 pts. in 4 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by eharkins on 4/11/2012 & rated 83 points: Beautiful nose of strawberry, orange peel and watermelon, similar palate, very dry and after a great start however the finish was almost non existent (798 views)
 Tasted by Davistaster on 7/9/2010 & rated 94 points: A beautiful rosé wine with bright watermelon, peach, and lemon/lime. The mouth was crisp with a very dry and short finish. The finish was curiously short, as I was stunned and confused what happened to all the wonderful fruit I had tasted just a moment before. (1209 views)

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Iron Horse Vineyards

Producer website
9786 Ross Station Road
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Pinot Noir

Varietal character (Appellation America) | Varietal article (Wikipedia)
Pinot Noir is the Noble red grape of Burgundy, capable of ripening in a cooler climate, which Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot will not reliably do. It is unpredictable and difficult both to grow and to vinify, but results in some of the finest reds in the world. It is believed to have been selected from wild vines two thousand years ago. It is also used in the production of champagne. In fact, more Pinot Noir goes into Champagne than is used in all of the Cote d'Or! It is also grown in Alsace, Germany, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, Austria, and so forth, with varying degrees of success.

USA

WineAmerica (National Association of American Wineries) | Free the Grapes!

California

California Wines (Wine Institute of California)

California is one of the most diverse wine regions in the world, with almost 100 grape varieties grown in over 100 viticultural areas, including dozens of ­different microclimates and soil types, as well as a very individualistic set of ­winemakers, many with international experience, which adds to and deepens that diversity.

Sonoma County

Sonoma County Vintners

Green Valley

Green Valley, Russian River AVA (Green Valley Vinters)

 
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