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Leveroni Vineyards Sonoma Valley Seven Oaks Vineyard Estate Grown Pinot Noir 2009
Region: Sonoma Valley, California
Winery: Leveroni Vineyards
Variety: Pinot Noir
Tasted 01/15/11, while judging the Pinot Shootout Finals for the Pinot Summit. We tasted these in 4 flights of 8, completely blind and were required to score using the 100pt system along with copious tasting notes.
I tasted this wine in Blue Team Flight 2 and scored it 84.
LV: "Estate Grown, Seven Oaks Vineyard
Clones: 667 and 777
Winemaking Techniques: A fusion of classical Burgundian techniques and modern innovation. Classic 5 day cold soak, Assmanhausen yeast, aged in 50% new French Oak, aged on light lees with some stirring, approximately 10 months in the barrel.
Description: The wine displays rich ruby color with aromas of ripe berry, violets, potpourri, warm brown spices (clove, nutmeg and allspice), vanilla and toasty oak. Flavors match with full, round texture and hints of fine grain tannin to give depth and complexity.
Cases produced: 290
Awards: SILVER, California State Fair; SILVER, Orange County Fair; SILVER, Sonoma Marin Fair North of the Gate"
Logged by drxeno on February 1st, 2011 at 1:20am. Rating: 2 |
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