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Flanagan Pinot Noir Sun Chase 2015

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CWA96+

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Price: $79.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 96+ Points 
“The 2015 Sun Chase explodes from the glass with a beautiful bouquet packed red fruit notes of cherry and of raspberry jam that is forward and expressive. On the palate the fruit is more dark red plum and tart cherry with hints of brown sugar and subtle almond extract notes. It’s a wine that will deliver pleasure young and will age effortlessly for 8-10 years.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
Eric Flanagan came to the wine business from a love of wine. His family did not own a winery or a vineyard, and Eric did not grow up on a farm. Through his travels Eric became fascinated by how grapes of the same variety expressed themselves in different places. From New Zealand to Greece, Eric visited wine growing regions around the world, but in the late 90's he chose to create his vision in Sonoma. He started in 1999 with the purchase of 40 acres on the side of Bennett Mountain and expanded in 2011 with the purchase of their Russian River Valley site. Flanagan is now producing wines from several of the top vineyards in Sonoma County under their vineyard designate program.
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*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 96+ Points 
“The 2015 Sun Chase explodes from the glass with a beautiful bouquet packed red fruit notes of cherry and of raspberry jam that is forward and expressive. On the palate the fruit is more dark red plum and tart cherry with hints of brown sugar and subtle almond extract notes. It’s a wine that will deliver pleasure young and will age effortlessly for 8-10 years.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
Eric Flanagan came to the wine business from a love of wine. His family did not own a winery or a vineyard, and Eric did not grow up on a farm. Through his travels Eric became fascinated by how grapes of the same variety expressed themselves in different places. From New Zealand to Greece, Eric visited wine growing regions around the world, but in the late 90's he chose to create his vision in Sonoma. He started in 1999 with the purchase of 40 acres on the side of Bennett Mountain and expanded in 2011 with the purchase of their Russian River Valley site. Flanagan is now producing wines from several of the top vineyards in Sonoma County under their vineyard designate program.



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Flanagan

Vineyard Designate Sun Chase

AVA Sonoma Coast

Region Sonoma County