Marmesa Brook Ranch Pinot Noir 2006

Product code: 16BRK3B2006

  • Country:USA
  • Region:California
  • Sub Region:Central Coast
  • Vintage:2006
  • ABV:13%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Pinot Noir
  • Closure:Screwcap

Production information

Producer: Marmesa

Larry Brooks is a Margarita-loving winemaker with over thirty years experience on the Californian wine scene. With stints in charge of the cellars at top wineries including Acacia and Chalone, today he uses his wealth of contacts to source grapes for the Marmesa range. This micro negociant-style approach means Larry can cherry pick small parcels of fruit from top vineyards and blend them together to produce outstanding wines at a price far lower than other American wines of a similar quality.

Production note

Grapes were sourced from the Edna Ranch vineyard just south of the city of San Luis Obispo. A wide variety of sites and clones were utilized. The wine was fermented in small stainless tanks for 12-14 days. Aged in small French oak barrels, on the fine lees until blending in summer. French oak barrels for 6 months. The wine is unfined and crossflow filtered before bottling.

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