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Morgado Cellars Pinot Noir 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - Made from Dijon clones 777 and 667, the 2011 Pinot Noir is a larger cuvée, coming across with fresher acidity and an even brighter...
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Pali Wine Co. Chardonnay Durell Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A delicate, detailed style, with subtle peach, nectarine and green fig notes. Complex and deep, this ends with a long, elegant finish....
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Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Durell Vineyard 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - Given ample time in oak, this wine delivers size and strength, a feisty celebration of big blackberry fruit and muscular tannins, well...
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Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Gap's Crown Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 91+ - Another Sonoma Coast offering, the 2013 Pinot Noir Gap’s Crown Vineyard (15% whole clusters used and 65% new French oak aging)...
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Patz & Hall Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2015 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2015 Chardonnay Sonoma Coast offers aromas of honey-drizzled peaches, poached pears, musk melon and butterscotch. Medium to...
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Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2014 375ml

Rated 91 - The 2014 Chardonnay Sonoma Coast has a greenish hue, always a good sign as it seems to suggest chlorophyll and healthy grapes. The wine...
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Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2014 Chardonnay Sonoma Coast has a greenish hue, always a good sign as it seems to suggest chlorophyll and healthy grapes. The wine...
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Peirson Meyer Chardonnay Charles Heintz 2014 750ml

Rated 95 - From a well-known site favored by the Chardonnay cognoscenti of Northern California, the 2014 Chardonnay Charles Heintz Vineyard is a...
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Pellet Estate Chardonnay 2013 750ml

Rated 94 - In contrast to the 2013 Unoaked, the 2013 Chardonnay Sun Chase Vineyards has a slightly richer style with a hint of hazelnut and...

California Sonoma Coast United States

California as a wine producing region has grown in size and importance considerably over the past couple of centuries, and today is the proud producer of more than ninety percent of the United States' wines. Indeed, if California was a country, it would be the fourth largest producer of wine in the world, with a vast range of vineyards covering almost half a million acres. The secret to California's success as a wine region has a lot to do with the high quality of its soils, and the fact that it has an extensive Pacific coastline which perfectly tempers the blazing sunshine it experiences all year round. The winds coming off the ocean cool the vines, and the natural valleys and mountainsides which make up most of the state's wine regions make for ideal areas in which to cultivate a variety of high quality grapes.

Of all the New World wine countries, perhaps the one which has demonstrated the most flair for producing high quality wines - using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking contemporary methods - has been the United States of America. For the past couple of centuries, the United States has set about transforming much of its suitable land into vast vineyards, capable of supporting a wide variety of world-class grape varietals which thrive on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coastlines. Of course, we immediately think of sun-drenched California in regards to American wines, with its enormous vineyards responsible for the New World's finest examples of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot based wines, but many other states have taken to viticulture in a big way, with impressive results. Oregon, Washington State and New York have all developed sophisticated and technologically advanced wine cultures of their own, and the output of U.S wineries is increasing each year as more and more people are converted to their produce.