Nielson Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir - Boutinot
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Nielson Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir 2017

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Nielson Vineyards

Lifted and pure Pinot Noir...this is juicy stuff. Wild strawberry fruit mingles with gamey notes and 16 months in French oak softens out the wine beautifully.

Meet the producer

Nielson Wines pays homage to its namesake, Uriel J. Nielson, who in 1964 planted the first commercial vineyard in Santa...

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Production

A very cool winter and spring led to a harvest with small clusters and small berries with flavours of dark berry, cherry, hints of floral and mineral. The wines spends 16 months in French Oak, 3% of which was new.

Tasting notes

Open with a floral and mineral character typical of Santa Barbara. Classically varietal with wild strawberry fruit, firm bright acidity and a fresh gentle mineral finish.

Food match

Lamb or duck breast cooked pink, roasted duck with a cherry or redcurrant sauce.

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