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Nickel & Nickel

Web site www.nickelandnickel.com
 
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Nickel & Nickel is the sister winery to Far Niente founded in 1997 and dedicated to single-vineyard wines including Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah Zinfandel and Pinot Noir (over 24 finished wines!). They are expanding their Pinot Noir program and recently purchased the Amber Ridge Vineyard in the Russian River Valley. Darice Spinelli is the winemaker and Aaron Fishleder the viticulturist. The wines are available on the website.

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Reviewed Wines

2005 Nickel & Nickel Spring Hill Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., $55, 321 cases. Nickel & Nickel is the sister winery to Far Niente founded in 1997 and dedicated to single-vineyard wines including Chardonnay, Cabernet, and Pinot Noir. This wine was aged 10 months in French oak (40% new, 60% once-used). · The color is dark, dark, dark ruby. The complex nose offers a dried flower potpourri, black cherry, oak and cigar box. Powered by a healthy core of dark fruits, this unique wine offers mushroom, game, forest floor and herbal overtones, It is broad-shouldered, but soft in the mouth with well-concealed tannins. Atypical for Pinot Noir, it will appeal to those who like the muscular and exotic expression of this varietal. Reviewed October 4, 2007 ARTICLE »