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Occidental (Kistler) Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2013

Occidental (Kistler) Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2013
$57.95

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From Sonoma, California, rated 93 Points the Occidental (Kistler) Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2013 by Occidental in the Pinot Noir category is now available at Napacabs.com in 750 ML Standard size for only $57.95, inventory was last updated on 2016-10-12 20:20:07.
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Occidental is the highly-lauded side project of famed winemaker, Steve Kistler and his business partner, Mark Bixler. Steve is most well-known for his eponymous label, Kistler Vineyards, which has been dedicated to making world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from California’s north coast for over 30 years

While Steve remains CEO of Kistler Vineyards and is very much in charge of day to day operations, his desire to focus solely on Pinot Noir was the impetus behind creating Occidental. Situated just 4 miles from the Ocean in western Sonoma’s Bodega Headlands, Occidental currently has 20 acres of primarily Calera clone Pinot Noir planted, with another 60 acres in development. The vineyards benefit from an ideal south-facing aspect (not shared by neighboring sites), as well as the Petaluma Gap’s cold, windy climate. In fact, the area rarely sees temperatures over 80 degrees. In short, it is a wonderland for Pinot Noir.

Similar to his philosophy at Kistler Vineyards, Steve embraces a “less is more” approach to viticulture and winemaking at Occidental. Steve’s ultimate goal was to reduce the size of the operation and increase the level of attention in order to make Pinot Noir that is rich with flavor, but not overly extracted or tannic.

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Varietal/TypePinot Noir
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BrandOccidental
Size750 ML Standard
Rating93 Points
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