2016 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir | Anaba Wines | Winestyr
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2016 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

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Appellation: Sonoma Coast AVA

By: Anaba Wines


750mL / 13.8% ABV

Winestyr Review

If there was a hallmark style representative of the greater Sonoma Coast appellation, this would be it. The wine is bold and layered with a rich, creamy texture but it doesn't lack balance. Try drinking this with rosemary crusted roast chicken or sauteed root vegetables. 93 points Wine Enthusiast

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  • Iconic winemaking
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Yet another high scoring, thrilling Pinot Noir from Anaba


Anaba, a relatively new winery in Sonoma, is wholly wind powered. They focus on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Rhone varietals. Their wines are already garnering serious critical acclaim and seem to get better and better each year. If you're ever in Sonoma, stop into their tasting room after grabbing a sandwich at the Carneros Deli.


Cool fact: in 2009, Anaba became the first winery in Northern California to utilize wind power - its 45 foot wind turbine generates electricity for the tasting room, wine storage facility, offices, and irrigation pumps. The name Anaba originates from cool, upward-flowing anabatic winds that soar and swirl through its sustainably-farmed Carneros Estate vineyards. Anaba's Rhône-style wines are artistic blends, inspired by the rugged earthiness of France's Rhône Valley, while their Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs reflect the elegance and grace of the gently sloping vineyards found in Burgundy. On top of all that, Proprietor, John Sweazey, is just a great guy that really loves the wine industry. He's a native of our hometown, Chicago, and it doesn't seem like moving to the West Coast has changed him one bit.

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