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2017 The Famous Gate Bottle

2017 Famous Gate

The “Famous Gate” pays homage to our deep commitment to Pinot Noir. With its silky texture and mouthwatering acidity, our finest expression of authentic estate grown Carneros terroir invites enjoyment now and promises further depth and complexity with added cellaring.
$90.00

Tasting Notes

The 2017 Famous Gate Pinot Noir opens with enticing aromas of bing cherry, black raspberry, violets, and mandarin orange. On the palate, there is sweet boysenberry, enriched by layers of pomegranate, bergamot tea, and star anise. With its silky texture and mouthwatering acidity, this wine invites enjoyment now and promises further depth and complexity with added cellaring.

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Varietal Composition

Vintage: 2017
Varietal: 81% Swan, 7% Hanzell, 5% Pommard UCD-5, 4% Dijon 115
pH: 3.59
Alcohol %: 14.5

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Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
July 2020
Gold Medal
TexSomm International Wine Awards
March 2020
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