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2002 | Kistler Vineyards | Cuvee Catherine Pinot Noir

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Red Wine: 2002 | Kistler Vineyards | Cuvee Catherine Pinot Noir

Striking red sandstone soils combine with a strong maritime influence to produce tightly wound, purple wines brimming with cassis, violet and minerals. A wine which combines finesse with power.

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Producer: Kistler Vineyards

Ratings: WA | 95  WC | 94

Vintage: 2002

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14.1%

Varietal: Pinot Noir

    Country/Region: United States, California

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      Detailed Description

      Striking red sandstone soils combine with a strong maritime influence to produce tightly wound, purple wines brimming with cassis, violet and minerals. A wine which combines finesse with power.

      Reviews:

      • Wine Advocate: The 2002 Pinot Noir Cuvee Catherine, which comes from the Kistler Vineyard, is a 500-case cuvee that shows wonderful notes of flowers intermixed with black raspberries, cherries, and forest floor. It is medium-bodied, impressive, and long and authoritative.
      • Wine Cellar: Brooding, reticent, superripe nose hints at blueberry, black raspberry, black cherry and baking spices. A step up in sweetness from the regular Kistler Vineyard bottling, offering sappy dark berries and forest floor perfume; lively framing acidity; and superb richness and depth. Finishes with terrific grip and persistence.

      Producer Information

      Occidental Winery is a brand of Pinot Noir wines, produced by Steve Kistler in the Sonoma Coast subregion of California. It was founded in 2011 by Steve Kistler, the founder and previous winemaker of the cult-status Kistler Vineyards for 37 years. The current portfolio is composed of five single-vineyard bottlings. In the winery, each plot is kept seperate throughout the fermentation process with higher portions of whole clusters kept when the incidence of millerandage is high.The temperature of the cellar initiates fermentation with wild yeasts from the vineyard and winery. The wines are bottled unfiltered and unfined with minimal additions of sulfur dioxide. The Occidental vineyards are found within proximity of Bodega where headlands and ridges channel wind and fog from the coastline into the vineyards. This maritime influence keeps airflow moving through the canopy to create unfavourable conditions for mildew diseases. It also keep temperatures moderate throughout the growing season and limits fruit set. This creates low yields of premium grapes with concentrated flavor compounds.

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