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Parducci Small Lot Mendocino Pinot Noir 2011 12-Pack

An amazing price for a Mendocino appellated Pinot Noir.

From one of California's oldest winemaking families.
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WineShopper Notes

Here's an amazing deal for your Wednesday! After it sold out the first time, we rushed back to order more from well-known producer Parducci, a family-run winery with eight decades of experience. Simply put, you cannot get a better quality California Pinot Noir for this price.

--Kristin Balabanian, Senior Buyer

Winemaker's Notes

This Pinot Noir offers aromas of juicy, ripe raspberries and strawberries. Its berry flavors are full and rich on the palate, picking up a hint of cedar on the finish. Aged for 8 months in 30% new French oak, 70% upright redwood and stainless steel tanks

Enjoy this medium-bodied red wine with grilled salmon, pork tenderloin, creamy mushroom soup, and fine cuts of red meat.

Alcohol by volume: 14.0%


About Parducci

Sixteen year-old Adolph Parducci arrived in Northern California with his parents in 1912. The new immigrant family settled in Mendocino County an area that resembled their native Tuscany. Even today, the geography and climate of Mendocino County are similar to Northern Italy. The County's hillside vineyards provide plenty of exposure to ripen hearty red grape varieties, while deep river valleys with good drainage support flavor-packed white grapes. Adolph purchased his first vineyard in 1921, just one-year after Prohibition. To survive, Parducci created a market for his grapes with home winemakers from as far away as New York. Adolph and his four sons built their full-scale winery in 1932 on the site of their original Home Ranch just above the Ukiah Valley.

In 1944, Parducci produced one of the first varietal bottling of California Zinfandel. This wine signaled the arrival of California as a premium winegrowing area and of Parducci Wine Cellars as the producer of quality wines. Two years later, we made the first varietal bottling of California Petite Sirah and today we are still the largest producer of Petite Sirah with just over 20,000 cases.

Parducci is "Family Farmed," locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. We are committed to sustainable winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting our community and local farmers.