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2010 Chalone Vineyard Monterey Pinot Noir, California, USA

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Over all vintages, this was the 4437th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 3258th

Score: 86.
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85/100 (25 notes from 23 users )  
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Price History for 2010 Chalone Vineyard Monterey Pinot Noir, California, USA
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Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the ‘Pinot’ family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Monterey wine region

    The Monterey AVA is a long, thin viticultural area in California's Central Coast wine region. The AVA traces the Salinas river valley from the Monterey/San Luis Obispo county line in the south-east to the river's mouth 90 miles (145km) to the north-west. The lush, well-watered valley floor is, in classic Californian style, flat and several miles wide. It runs between the Gabilan Mountains and the Sierra de Salinas, its gently snaking shape in stark contrast to the finger-like mountains which dominate the rest of Monterey County.

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  • Central Coast wine region

    The Central Coast AVA in California covers the long stretch of coastline from San Francisco Bay south to Santa Barbara, and reaches inland from the Pacific Ocean to the borders of the Central Valley. The climate and topography vary enormously across this immense region, making it impossible to general ... more

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