Another First - Carneros Della Notte Releases Eclipse A Late Harvest (BOTRYTIS) Pinot Noir Dessert Wine from Napa Valley

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First with the Glow-in-the Dark Label, First Place with debut wine in the 2006 Pinot Shootout, and now First with a Late Harvest Pinot Noir from Napa Valley.

- Carneros della Notte today announced their debut release of Eclipse a 2005 Late Harvest Botrytis Pinot Noir now available at Carneros della Notte.

ECLIPSE a one-of-a-kind Late Harvest Botrytis (Noble Rot) Pinot Noir was hand harvested in the Carneros Region of Napa Valley on December 1, 2005. At 9% Residual sugar and a whopping 33 degrees Brix at Harvest, the ruby red dessert wine is deliciously sweet, while the botrytis adds notes of peaches, apricots and walnuts. With long lasting flavors and a velvety finish this wine is sure to give you an Eclipse of sensations. ECLIPSE is packaged in a clear 375ml bottle and retails for $60.00.

Botrytis sometimes referred to as (Noble Rot) is a mold that grows on grapes especially in moist rainy years, that extracts moisture from the fruit, leaving a concentrated, lip-smackingly sweet nectar.

Founded in 2003, Carneros della Notte is a boutique winery owned and operated in the Carneros region of Napa Valley, California. Carneros della Notte's founders are David Harmon, a former founder of and past chauffeur to Robert Mondavi and Winemaker Sal Godinez who has been a vintner in the Carneros area for more than twenty years and Darin Applebury, a United Airlines pilot. The winery is dedicated to the production of ultra-premium pinot noir wines which are available on the Web at Carneros della Notte

For more information, please contact David Harmon, Partner, 707-312-1202.


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