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2011 Patz & Hall Wine Company Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard Carneros
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About Patz & Hall Wine Company

Patz and Hall grew out of James Hall and Donald Patz's friendship, formed during their time working together at Flora Springs Winery. The two shared a passion for rich, traditionally produced wines from Burgundy varietals, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. When they teamed up with Anne Moses and Heather Patz in 1988, their dreams of...

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2011 Patz & Hall Wine Company Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard Carneros

Producer: Patz & Hall Wine Company
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Origin: California
Region: Other California
Appellation: Carneros

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92(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2013

(14.2% alcohol; 15% whole clusters; 65% new oak):  Good medium red, not too bright.  Deeply pitched aromas of plum, raspberry, strawberry, mocha, loam and brown spices, lifted by floral notes of lavender and rose petal.  Rich, broad and concentrated; more about spices and flowers than primary fruit today but sophisticated and complex nonetheless.  A faint mintiness provides lift.  Spreads out nicely on the back half, finishing with a light dusting of tannins and plenty of energy.  This one needs a few years in the cellar.

92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Carneros

Carneros straddles the borders of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys on the north coast of San Pablo Bay. This appellation has thin soils and receives little rainfall. As the sun heats up the vineyards and mountainsides of Napa Valley to the north, the rising hot air draws cool air and fog over Carneros from the ba
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Pinot Noir

Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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