VOLUME 9, ISSUE 39
March 29, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir - The Seminars Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir: The Tastings Talisman: 2010 Pinots are a Giant Step Up from the Ordinary Pfendler Vineyards: Exceptional Wines in 2012 Honor Peter Pfendler Bernardus Winery: Pinot Noir Transcends the Ordinary Winter Games: Taste of International Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted California Wines Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Wines Pinot Briefs On The Pinot Trail: Rocking K Vineyard Cottages
Arroyo Seco Vineyards, Inc. (ASV) Wines has been a winegrower with bottling, packaging and shipping services since 1982. It is one of the largest wineries and grape growing operations in California. ASV owns and operates two wineries located in the San Joaquin Valley and California's Central Coast. Extensive vineyard holdings include the appellations of Monterey, Arroyo Seco and Paso Robles. ASV is family owned with two generations currently managing the company.
In 2001, ASV began bottling their own wines. Muirwood is a line of limited production reserve wines that are grown, produced and bottled from ASV's finest Monterey appellation vineyards. A second label is Steel Creek. The winemaker is Phil Franscioni.
Articles About Muirwood
2006 Muirwood Arroyo Seco Pinot Noir
13.5% alc., $10. Produced by Muirwood Vineyards in San Martin, CA. Six Pinot Noir clones, aged in new and seasoned French oak. · Deep red fruits with overpowering oak char on the nose. Darker cherry and berry fruit flavors that are soft on the palate and clean on the finish. Once you get by the nose, it is a pretty good drink for the money. Reviewed November 17, 2008 ARTICLE »
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