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Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
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  Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
Item Number:17 20 285 12
Regular Price:$24.95
Sale Price:$19.95 - 20% off!
Discounted Case Price:$179.40 - 25% off!
($14.95 per bottle)
Total Savings: 40%
Availability: IN STOCK 
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Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
Breaking News! Wine Spectator's #8 Wine of the Year buys grapes from Cargasacchi!!!

Peter Cargasacchi is a long-time vineyard owner, grower and winemaker in California's Central Coast. He grows grapes in his Cargasacchi Vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills AVA and another vineyard in Santa Barbara County. The Cargasacchi name shows up on many different cult bottlings including Siduri, Brewer-Clifton and Bonaccorsi among others. For this wine he sourced grapes from the nearby Dierberg vineyard that lies at an altitude of 400 feet above sea level in the Santa Maria Valley. The grapes benefit fully from the cooling ocean breezes as well as the outstanding 2012 vintage conditions. The wine was whole berry fermented in stainless steel tanks and then aged in 1, 2 and 3 year old French oak barrels. It shows black cherry, plum, strawberry and sassafras on the nose. It's mouthfilling and ripe on the palate with a very polished tannic backbone and bright mouthwatering acidity. The flavors are lush; black cherry, black plums, cinnamon spice, cola and black tea. The finish is long and satisfying. Less 700 cases were produced of this handcrafted Pinot. Get it while it's On Sale!

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Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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    • Entertaining (4)
      • Pairs Well With:
      • Poultry (3)

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    4.0

    Quality wine, great with salty snacks

    By Pat B

    from Houghton, MI

    About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balanced

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Afternoon
      • Entertaining
      • Everyday

      Comments about Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County:

      We have been pleased with the first two bottles of this wine.

      I don't have formal notes for it, but this was a pleasing balance of new- and old-world characteristics. There was mostly cherry, pine, and wood smoke on the palate and nose. Some drying tannins and balanced acid give this good structure. Begs to be paired with some salty food. Peanuts were a good choice, but perhaps some medium soft cheese would be good with other bottles. We call it "very good," 87/100.

      • Pairs Well With:
      • Game, Pizza and Pasta, Poultry

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Enjoyable and reasonable priced

      By Cindy

      from Orange Co, CA

      About Me Casual Drinker

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balanced
      • Clean
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertaining

        Comments about Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County:

        A very good wine that is well priced and enjoyable for casual consumption.

        • Pairs Well With:
        • Beef, Chocolate, Spicy Food
         
        5.0

        Pinot That Can't Be Missed

        By Strumerika

        from Mount Kisco, NY

        About Me Connoisseur

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • Balanced
        • Big

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Entertaining

          Comments about Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County:

          This Pinot is a staff favorite that we've been raving about since it came in. Pure fruit and a luscious mouthfeel show why Santa Barbara is a hot spot for Pinot Noir. And the price is totally unheard-of for the region!

          • Pairs Well With:
          • Poultry
           
          4.0

          Great Depth and Structure

          By Westchester Wine Guy

          from Wine Express

          About Me Connoisseur

          Staff Reviewer

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Entertaining
            • Everyday

            Comments about Point Concepcion 2012 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County:

            This is no pushover Pinot. An approachable nose of red and black cherry, plum and peppery spice lead to a palate with similar flavors along with smoke, nutmeg and earthy notes. It has some great depth and body for a Pinot, yet the acidity remains lively throughout. My kind of Pinot for sure...

            • Pairs Well With:
            • Game, Poultry, Seafood

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