J. Lohr Estates Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir Monterey County
Grown in Monterey’s cool climate Arroyo Seco and Santa Lucia Highlands appellations. A mix of Dijon and Pommard Pinot Noir clones provide complexity. To maintain its bright fruit core, two-thirds was aged in stainless steel tanks, one-third in French oak barrels.
The Pinot Noir grape is native to the Burgundy region of France. French Red Burgundies = Pinot Noir.
The Pinot Noir grape is 1,000 years older than Cabernet Sauvignon, dating back to Roman times.
Pinot Noir is best grown in cool climates, such as Monterey County with its close proximity to the cold wind and fog off Monterey Bay.
How J. Lohr Estates Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir Got Its Name
Cynthia Lohr noticed a small raptor in a tree “guarding” J. Lohr’s Pinot Noir vines in Monterey County from unwanted pests.
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