Pinot Noir

Sanford 'Flor de Campo' Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

750 ML


Product Description

For Flor de Campo, grapes were selected from outstanding cool climate vineyards in Sta. Rita, Edna Valley and Monterey to highlight the quality of the appellations. Wine Notes Color Garnet with a ruby hue. Aroma Raspberry and cherry with a hint of cranberry. Spice box and pepper with a note of central coast earthiness. Taste Bright cherry and mixed berries with some earth tones. Medium bodied and elegant with an extended finish. Fact Sheet Vintage: 2011 Type: Red Grape Variety Used: 100% Pinot Noir Appellation: Central Coast Alcohol Level: 14.00% Acid Level: 6.00 g/l Sugar Level: 1.00 g/l Length/Type of Fermentation: 35% estate grown fruit, fermented in stainless steel for 12-21 days. Length/Type of Aging: Aged 10 months in 100% French oak. Bottled Date: Friday, July 1, 2011


Varietal: Pinot Noir

Region: Central Coast

Region Description:

The Central Coast AVA is a large American Viticultural Area that spans from Santa Barbara County to the San Francisco Bay Area. With around 100,000 acres planted, Chardonnay accounts for more then half of the total plantings. Within this larger AVA are several smaller appellations that share the same cooling influence from the Pacific Ocean. These include Arroyo Grande Valley AVA Arroyo Seco AVA Carmel Valley AVA Chalone AVA Cienega Valley AVA Contra Costa County AVA Edna Valley AVA Hames Valley AVA Lime Kiln AVA Livermore Valley AVA Monterey AVA Monterey County AVA Pacheco Pass AVA Paicines AVA Paso Robles AVA San Antonio Valley AVA San Benito AVA San Bernabe AVA San Francisco Bay AVA San Lucas AVA San Luis Obispo County AVA San Ysidro District AVA Santa Barbara County AVA Santa Clara County AVA Santa Clara Valley AVA Santa Cruz County AVA Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Santa Maria Valley AVA Santa Ynez Valley AVA Sta. Rita Hills AVA York Mountain AVA