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Rhys Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains Alpine Hillside 2007

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

With aeration, the firm, structured 2007 Pinot Noir Alpine Vineyard (a 10-acre site planted at a 1,400 foot elevation) offers up notions of sweet and sour cherries, earth, and forest floor. Medium to full-bodied and pure, with good acidity and textur... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 Rhys Pinot Noir Alpine Vineyard 750ml

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Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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At Rhys Vineyards we aspire to make great wines from unique and expressive vineyards. This pursuit has lead us to select five different sites in the Santa Cruz Mountains for growing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Our overriding belief that unique vineyard expression is the key to truly great wine leads us to an approach that includes: * A relentless, spare-no-expense, focus on producin... Read more
At Rhys Vineyards we aspire to make great wines from unique and expressive vineyards. This pursuit has lead us to select five different sites in the Santa Cruz Mountains for growing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Our overriding belief that unique vineyard expression is the key to truly great wine leads us to an approach that includes: * A relentless, spare-no-expense, focus on producing the best possible fruit in the vineyard * Carefully selected cool weather sites that offer interesting and expressive soil character * Natural winemaking with minimal intervention These core tenets help us produce ageworthy wines that emphasize vineyard expression, balance, fresh fruit, and concentration. Read less

External Reviews for Rhys Pinot Noir Santa Cruz Mountains Alpine Hillside

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/20/2010

With aeration, the firm, structured 2007 Pinot Noir Alpine Vineyard (a 10-acre site planted at a 1,400 foot elevation) offers up notions of sweet and sour cherries, earth, and forest floor. Medium to full-bodied and pure, with good acidity and textur... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 Rhys Pinot Noir Alpine Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/20/2010

A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 Rhys Pinot Noir Alpine Hillside Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2006 03/19/2009

The top current release of Pinot Noir is undoubtedly the Rhys 2006 Pinot Noir Alpine Hillside (200 cases). An impressive array of black raspberries, blueberries, violets, and crushed rocks soar from the glass of this dark ruby-colored wine. Structure... Robert Parker. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2006 Rhys Pinot Noir Alpine Hillside Vineyard 750ml



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