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Ministry of the Vinterior – Pinot Noir Russian River

United States
California
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins United States > California > North Coast

Appellation Russian River Valley

Varietal Pinot Noir

Cepage 100% Pinot Noir

Winemaking 100% Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley is mellowed in used American and French oak.

Aging 6 months in used French & American oak barrels

Alcohol Content 13.7 %

Serendipity Markets California, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes This intriguing Pinot Noir opens with aromas of cherries, orange peel, violets, and fig leaf. The spicy mouth is densely layered with flavors of dried Turkish apricots and vanilla bean, and the finish lingers long with flavors of rich caramel and cloves.

Overall Intriguing & Spicy

Mouthfeel Dense & Layered

Aromas Cherries, orange peel, violets, fig leaf, Turkish apricots, vanilla bean, caramel & cloves

Selling Point Beautiful showcase of Russian River Valley Pinot

Pairings Poultry, beef, fish, lamb & pork; creamy sauces & spicy food

The Story

Pinot Noir aficionados agree that the best California Pinot Noir comes from the Russian River Valley where early morning fog, warm days, an afternoon breeze from the sea and cool nights combine to make for some very happy Pinot Noir grapes. The higher alcohol content speaks to the warmer microclimate of the vineyards.

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Brand Story

WHEREAS: The Ministry of the Vinterior is now supplying per annum wine rations to the general population.
The Ministry pledges to work tirelessly on behalf of its loyal subjects, scrutinizing wine regions and vineyards the world over, selecting only those which meet the Ministry's rigorous demands for quality, value and regional authenticity. As well as, and of course, an allegiance to the Party of the Vinterior in that vintage year.
HENCEFORTH, Ministry subjects are assured of complete satisfaction with superior quality wine rations which may come from as close to home as Sonoma but as far reaching as Mendoza, Bordeaux or beyond.

Brand Story

WHEREAS: The Ministry of the Vinterior is now supplying per annum wine rations to the general population.
The Ministry pledges to work tirelessly on behalf of its loyal subjects, scrutinizing wine regions and vineyards the world over, selecting only those which meet the Ministry's rigorous demands for quality, value and regional authenticity. As well as, and of course, an allegiance to the Party of the Vinterior in that vintage year.
HENCEFORTH, Ministry subjects are assured of complete satisfaction with superior quality wine rations which may come from as close to home as Sonoma but as far reaching as Mendoza, Bordeaux or beyond.

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