2000 Calera, Jensen Vineyard Pinot Noir, Mt. Harlan, California, USA

2000 Calera, Jensen Vineyard Pinot Noir, Mt. Harlan, California, USA

Product: 20008209397
Prices start from £90.00 per case Buying options
2000 Calera, Jensen Vineyard Pinot Noir, Mt. Harlan, California, USA

Buying options

Available by the case In Bond. Pricing excludes duty and VAT, which must be paid separately before delivery. Storage charges apply.
Case format
Availability
Price per case
1 x 75cl bottle
BBX marketplace BBX 1 case £90.00
Berrys' Carton
Berrys' Carton
You can place a bid for this wine on BBX

wine at a glance

Delivery and quality guarantee

About this WINE

Calera Wine Company

Calera Wine Company

Find out more
Monterey County

Monterey County

Central Coast's fog-bound Monterey County, south of San Francisco, covers with 17,000 ha of mainly cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Since the early 1960s the Central Coast's Monterey County AVA's with its benign climate and silt soils, has proved the perfect market garden, America's (fruit) salad bowl if you like. 

Dominated by the Salinas Valley AVA, the wide river valley is constantly cooled by Pacific fogs and ocean on-shore breezes, although irrigation is mandatory. Fresh grapefruit-flavoured Chardonnays is the what this region does best.

Find out more
Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is probably the most frustrating, and at times infuriating, wine grape in the world. However when it is successful, it can produce some of the most sublime wines known to man. This thin-skinned grape which grows in small, tight bunches performs well on well-drained, deepish limestone based subsoils as are found on Burgundy's Côte d'Or.

Pinot Noir is more susceptible than other varieties to over cropping - concentration and varietal character disappear rapidly if yields are excessive and yields as little as 25hl/ha are the norm for some climats of the Côte d`Or.

Because of the thinness of the skins, Pinot Noir wines are lighter in colour, body and tannins. However the best wines have grip, complexity and an intensity of fruit seldom found in wine from other grapes. Young Pinot Noir can smell almost sweet, redolent with freshly crushed raspberries, cherries and redcurrants. When mature, the best wines develop a sensuous, silky mouth feel with the fruit flavours deepening and gamey "sous-bois" nuances emerging.

The best examples are still found in Burgundy, although Pinot Noir`s key role in Champagne should not be forgotten. It is grown throughout the world with notable success in the Carneros and Russian River Valley districts of California, and the Martinborough and Central Otago regions of New Zealand.

Find out more