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2011 Sine Qua Non The Moment California
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2011 Sine Qua Non The Moment California

Producer: Sine Qua Non
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: White Blend
Origin: California
Region: Central Coast
Appellation: Santa Rita Hills

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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2013

(57% roussanne, 19% petit manseng, 17% chardonnay and 7% viognier):  Bright yellow-gold.   Ripe pear, creme brulee and candied ginger on the powerfully scented nose, with notes of anise and smoky lees adding complexity.  Pliant but focused candied citrus and orchard fruit flavors gain weight with air, picking up a dried fig nuance.  The pear and smoke notes carry through a smooth, palate-staining and strikingly long finish that shows surprising vivacity.  This wine was raised in a combination of concrete eggs, new French oak, used barrels and stainless steel tanks.

95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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