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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 Pinot Noir Jenkins Ranch 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - From Dijon clones 667 and 777, the 2013 Pinot Noir Jenkins Ranch spent time in 60% new French oak. Its deep ruby/purple hue is followed...
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Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - All the Pinot Noirs are bottled unfined and unfiltered. The biggest cuvée, the 2013 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast comes from many different...
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Pax Wine Cellars Syrah Griffins Lair 2012 750ml

Rated 96-98 - The 2012 Syrah Griffin’s Lair Vineyard, a well-know, cold site, exhibits notes of black olives, charcoal, red and black fruits and...
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Radio Coteau Zinfandel Lemorel 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - The 2012 Zinfandel Lemorel Estate is sourced from vineyards planted in 1937 and 1946. A wine of impact, the 2012 possesses huge...
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Red Car Chardonnay 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2013 Chardonnay (Sonoma Coast) is tense and energetic, with plenty of citrus and floral notes laced throughout. Although a touch...
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Red Car Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2013 Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard is delicate, understated and classy from start to finish. Soft contours, chamomile, dried pear,...
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Red Car Pinot Noir 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - Here the slightly more expressive nose is compositionally similar though more complex as well as a bit spicier too. The supple, round...
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Red Car Pinot Noir Fort Ross Seaview Estate 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2013 Pinot Noir Estate Vineyard has a bit more depth than some of the other wines in the range, and that is a good thing, especially...
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Red Car Syrah Fort Ross Seaview Estate 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - Planted in 2005 on a ridge less than four miles from the Pacific, the Red Car estate is a cool spot to grow syrah, and the 2011 vintage...
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Rodney Strong Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2013 750ml

Rated 94 - This lively wine has invigorating flavors of crushed raspberry and fruit tree smoke. The tannins are very light and refined making for a...

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.