2006 Goldeneye Estate Grown Gowan Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

2006 Goldeneye Estate Grown Gowan Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

Sold Out
Add To Cart
$111.00
 
Sold Out

This wine is a classic expression of Pinot Noir, with signature aromatics, lush extraction and rich texture.

Wine Enthusiast
94
Connoisseurs' Guide
92

Wine Profile

Production Notes
Varietal Content 100% Pinot Noir Cooperage 77% New, 23% Second Vintage French oak Medium toast: Allier, Vosges and Tronçais Forests
Winemaker Notes
Gowan Creek is the home to our new winery and offers a perfect mid-valley winegrowing location that combines warmer Anderson Valley elements with coastal fog and cooling influences from the northern end of the valley. The nose displays the wild blueberry and blackberry layers that have come to define Gowan Creek, supported by notes of loganberry, char, black pepper and dried meats. On the palate, the attack is immense, the tannins long and the acidity persistent, all combining to create a wine with sumptuous, dark-fruit-driven complexity.
Production
In 2006 the weather cooperated—in fact, it was ideal. Temperatures remained mild, allowing us to handpick each block based on ripeness and flavors, and extending the harvest over seven weeks, commencing at Confluence Vineyard on September 7 and culminating with The Narrows Vineyard on October 28. Winemaker Zach Rasmuson describes the fruit quality from the 2006 vintage as impressive: “the wines are full, well-extracted, and tasty.”
Other Notes
Released: March 2009

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2006
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Anderson Valley
Vineyard Designation
Gowan Creek Vineyard
Harvest Date
September 10 – October 28, 2006
Sugar
27.0° Brix
Acid
0.54 g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.59
Aging
16 Months
Bottling Date
March 2008
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Enthusiast
94
Connoisseurs' Guide
92
Related Products
2014 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Gowan Creek Vineyard
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
Add To Cart
$84.00
/ 750ml
SKU: GWN1475
2014 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Confluence Vineyard
93 Points - Wine Enthusiast
Add To Cart
$84.00
/ 750ml
SKU: CN1475

Product Reviews

Add a Review
Product Reviews
Add A Product Review
E-Mail me when someone reviews this product
Leave this field blank:
Add To Cart
$111.00
 
Sold Out

Standard Bottle

750ml

5 - 5oz Glasses

Serves 2-4

Magnum

1.5 Liters

2 Standard Bottles

Serves 4-5

Double Magnum or Jeroboam

3 Liters

4 Standard Bottles

Serves 6-8

Imperial

6 Liters

8 Standard Bottles

Serves 12-16

X