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2011 Lincourt Lindsay's Pinot Noir, Sta Rita Hills, USA

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Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $24   From: $20   To: $31

Score: 86  
The Wine-Searcher score of 86/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score
86/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
The Dallas Wine Competition 2014 Silver


Grape Variety

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
  • Sta. Rita Hills is an AVA in the Santa Ynez Valley of California's Central Coast wine region. It is one of America's most respected cool-climate viticultural areas, best known for its Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah.

    With a ...more

  • 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 generalize about win...more

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