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Nine North – Chasing Lions Pinot Noir

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California
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The Facts

UPCs 2019 (750ml) - 0 19962 77724 0
Origins USA - CA > California > California
Appellation California
Varietal Pinot Noir
Cepage 100% Pinot Noir
Aging 3 months in used American & French oak
Markets California, Texas

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The Character

Overall Balanced & Layered
Aromas Ripe cherries, orange peel, violets, fig leaf, dried Turkish apricots, vanilla bean, caramel, cloves
Mouthfeel Dense & Lush
Tasting Notes This intriguing Pinot Noir opens with lush aromas of ripe cherries, orange peel, violets and fig leaf. The balanced, spicy mouth is densely layered with flavors of dried Turkish apricots and vanilla bean. The finish lingers long with flavors of caramel and cloves.
Selling Point Exceptional value for Mediterranean climate Pinot
Pairings Versatile; pairs well with poultry, beef, fish, lamb & pork

The Story

I grew up in a multi-generational farming family. In 1974 at the age of five, I began to follow my grandfather every day on the family farm as he tended to his ranch. Over the years he taught me a lot about farming but more importantly about life. Then one day in my late teens, he told me it was time to get of the ranch and “go chase lions.” I never asked him what he meant by that, because something inside me already knew. It’s been over 20 years now since he passed and I have been chasing lions ever since. Because of the success of Chasing Lions Cabernet Sauvignon, Chris and Elijah wanted to add a Pinot Noir to the lineup. In chatting up their winemaker and grower friends, they found stellar fruit in Lodi.
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About Nine North

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Chris Nickolopoulos and Elijah Pfister work with a handful of California's most respected grape growers and wineries selecting the finest rows, plots, barrels, and lots from each vintage.

Brand Story

Chris Nickolopoulos and Elijah Pfister work with a handful of California's most respected grape growers and wineries selecting the finest rows, plots, barrels, and lots from each vintage.

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