Pinot Noir



Pinot Noir

750 ML


Product Description

This 50 acre vineyard was planted in 1995 by friends and growers Gary Franscioni and Gary Pisoni along the terraces of the Santa Lucia mountain range, overlooking the Salinas River Valley. With plenty of lovely, rich tannins, this Pinot offers up flavors of dark red fruit, subtle oak and nutmeg-clove spice. Miner is a dynamic family-owned winery tucked along the eastern hills of the Oakville appellation in the heart of Napa Valley. Founded in 1998 by Dave and Emily Miner, Miner Family Winery crafts reserve-style wines by sourcing fruit from Napa Valley and other specially selected California vineyards . Winemakers Gary Brookman & Stacy Vogel uses a combination of old world winemaking techniques and modern technology to make wines that reflect the unique characteristics of individual vineyards or terroir where specific varietals grow best. This fusion of superb vineyard sites and thoughtful winemaking allows Miner to deliver elegant, expressive wines. APPELATION Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Monterey County 100% Pinot Noir HARVEST September 25th, 2013 Picked at 28.4 Brix BARREL AGING 15 Months 60% New French Oak ANALYSIS Alcohol 14.2% pH 3.52 TA .65 VINEYARD Garys Vineyard PRODUCTION 1,738 6-pack cases BOTTLED January 29th, 2015 RELEASE DATE Spring 2015


Varietal: Pinot Noir

Region: Santa Lucia Highlands

Region Description:

Santa Lucia Highlands are an appellation located in the Salinas Valley in Monterey California. In the northeast the climate is cooler, and chardonnay is the key grape. Where as in the southwest the weather is warmer and Pinot noir Dominates.