2005 Gundlach-Bundschu Rhinefarm Vineyard Sonoma Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 4,900 cases, $38. Clones are Pommard 5 and Dijon 115, average vine age 16 years, yields 1.8 tons/acre. This year the winery is celebrating its 150th anniversary (1858-2008). Website: www.gunbun.com. · A middleweight with a green vegetal note in the nose. Heavily oaked fruit. Decent acidity on the slightly bitter finish. Reviewed April 7, 2008

Winery: Gundlach Bundschu
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