2007 Goldeneye Estate Grown Gowan Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

2007 Goldeneye Estate Grown Gowan Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

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Two miles north of Confluence Vineyard in the heart of the Anderson Valley, our Gowan Creek Vineyard sees appreciably more coastal fog. The unique terroir of this site brings together elements from both the valley’s warmer regions and its cooler, northern “deep end.”
 

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Wine Profile

Production Notes
Varietal Content 100% Pinot Noir Cooperage 97% New, 3% Second Vintage French oak Medium toast: Allier, Vosges and Tronçais Forests
Winemaker Notes
Gowan Creek is the home to our 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. As a result, this wine displays lush extraction and a rich palate with voluptuous red and black fruit layers of raspberry, mulberry, blueberry and huckleberry. This juicy core of berry fruit is supported by excellent tannins and undercurrents of mushroom, herbs, charcuterie, violets and oak.
Production
In 2007, a dry winter led to even growth and manageable canopies. The summer was cool, and lacked any major heat spells until just before Labor Day when we began the first of four “mini-harvests.” These mini-harvests allowed us to pick at ideal ripeness over a seven-week period. Although the crop was lighter than expected, the quality was excellent. While each mini-harvest offered fruit with its own personality, there is a lovely consistency to the dark, well-extracted and structured nature of the wines.

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2007
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Anderson Valley
Vineyard Designation
Gowan Creek Vineyard
Harvest Date
September 9 – October 25, 2007
Sugar
25.8° Brix
Acid
0.50 g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.66
Aging
16 Months
Alcohol %
14.5
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Connoisseurs' Guide
92

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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

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