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Kudos Pinot Noir 2005


The use of fruit selected from several appellations and vineyards produced a wide
range of flavors which we used to create our blend.

Soils include Jory,
Basalt and Willakenzie.

Vinification: Fermented in state-of-the-art rotary barrels allowing maximum
integration of oak during fermentation. Aged 18 months in 33% new
oak from a variety of coopers.

Bright red fruit aromas combine with tobacco, anise and moss.

On the palate is great complexity and dense dark fruit balanced by crisp acidity.

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Olive Oil's Wine Dinner #2, 11-19-08: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is grown in many wine regions of the world.  From Southern New Zealand to the Pacific Northwest, this grape flourishes under ideal conditions.

Pinot Noir prefers slightly less heat than Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot.  It also prefers cooler nightime temperatures, and a little more humidity.  Pinot noir tends to do well in maritime climates, closer to either large or small bodies of water, such as rivers or lakes.  These regions include:

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