Pinot Noir

Twomey Pinot Noir Anderson Valley 2015

  • 2015
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 13.9%
Vintage
2015
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
13.9%
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Grapes
Pinot Noir
Winery
Silver Oak
Region
California
Country
United States
93 AVG
Drink now or cellar up to 10 years. Decant for up to one hour.

Deep ruby in colour, this Anderson Valley Pinot Noir is fantastic. Multi faceted and of the highest quality, the nose offers you a plethora of interesting aromas such as strawberries, cardamom, red fruit, mushrooms, nutmeg and lilac. The palate adds ripe fruit such as raspberries, strawberries, tobacco, coffee and even a hint of cola. There is a rich mouth feel and the silky tannins, great acid and alcohol levels gives the wine balance, elegance and a desire to drink more of it. A long and lingering finish with just a hint of mocha at the end.

This wine is delicious now and will get even better over the next few years. It benefits from being decanted.

A perfect complement to red meat (such as beef or lamb), white meat, pasta dishes and cheese.
Twomey are very much of the philosophy of minimal intervention but also combine traditional and cutting edge methods to their winemaking. Different blocks are fermented separately allowing the individual nuances of each site to come through in the wine. Fruit is harvested early in the morning and thoroughly sorted prior to a seven day cold soak. Fermentation using indigenous yeast is then followed up with a secondary malolactic fermentation which starts in the steel tank and finishes in barrel. The wine is then aged for 12 months on the lees in oak barrels, of which about a third is new oak.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar up to 10 years. Decant for up to one hour.

Deep ruby in colour, this Anderson Valley Pinot Noir is fantastic. Multi faceted and of the highest quality, the nose offers you a plethora of interesting aromas such as strawberries, cardamom, red fruit, mushrooms, nutmeg and lilac. The palate adds ripe fruit such as raspberries, strawberries, tobacco, coffee and even a hint of cola. There is a rich mouth feel and the silky tannins, great acid and alcohol levels gives the wine balance, elegance and a desire to drink more of it. A long and lingering finish with just a hint of mocha at the end.

This wine is delicious now and will get even better over the next few years. It benefits from being decanted.

A perfect complement to red meat (such as beef or lamb), white meat, pasta dishes and cheese.
Twomey are very much of the philosophy of minimal intervention but also combine traditional and cutting edge methods to their winemaking. Different blocks are fermented separately allowing the individual nuances of each site to come through in the wine. Fruit is harvested early in the morning and thoroughly sorted prior to a seven day cold soak. Fermentation using indigenous yeast is then followed up with a secondary malolactic fermentation which starts in the steel tank and finishes in barrel. The wine is then aged for 12 months on the lees in oak barrels, of which about a third is new oak.
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