Wente Riva Ranch Pinot Noir
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Our 2017 Riva Ranch Pinot Noir is subtle with delicate hints of baked red apple and hints of baking spice such as cinnamon and nutmeg. This wine has beautiful lingering tannins making this a great wine for food pairings.
|AWN Wine Style|
|AWN Wine Style||Medium Bodied Red|
|Short Tasting Notes||Blackberry. Cherry & Plum. Hints of Toasted Oak. Long Finish & Nice Fruit.|
|Why AWN Pick This Wine||Ripe fruits, great minerality and a bold, earthy touch|
|Recognitions||93pts – Los Angles International Wine Awards 92pts – Tasting Panel|
|Food Pairing||Spicy duck sausage, Chocolate|
|VARIETAL - RED GRAPES||Pinot Noir|
|Region||Arroyo Seco, Monterey|
*Award-winning wines that are 100% estate grown*
*WINNER – Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast*
First Family of Chardonnay - in 1912, Wente Family brought Chardonnay cuttings from Montpellier, France to Livermore valley. Now roughly 80% of California Chardonnay is derived from the Wente clone Certified Sustainable.
Wente Family Estates achieved Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing in 2010 and is 1 of only 5 wineries to certify every aspect of their business to include the wineries and Estate Vineyards
Founded 130 years ago, Wente Vineyards is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. Today, the winery maintains its leadership role in California winegrowing under ownership and management by the Fourth and Fifth Generations of the Wente family.
Blending traditional and innovative winemaking practices, the winery draws from approximately 3,000 acres of sustainably farmed Estate vineyards to create an outstanding portfolio of fine wines.
Located just east of San Francisco in the historic Livermore Valley, Wente Vineyards is recognized as one of California’s premier wine country destinations, featuring wine tasting, fine dining and championship golf.