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Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Vineyard Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Vineyard Pinot Noir from the Sonoma Coast is an absolute showstopper! Aromas of ripe cherries, blackberries and a hint of oak fill your nose. On the palate, you'll find flavors of red berries, cherries, and plums that are balanced by silky tannins and subtle earthy undertones. It's no wonder why this wine has become so popular - it's full-bodied yet elegant, with a lingering finish that will leave you wanting more. Enjoy this classic Pinot Noir on its own or pair it with your favorite dishes for an unforgettable experience.
A Little Trivia
The Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Vineyard is the only winery in Sonoma County that has its own golf course onsite. The 18-hole mini golf course is a great way for visitors to enjoy a round of golf while enjoying some award-winning wines.
History of This Wine
The Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Vineyard Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast was first planted in the early 1990s by winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown. The vineyard is located on a steep, rocky hillside in the Petaluma Gap region of Sonoma County and is composed of several different clones of Pinot Noir. The vineyard has been farmed organically since its inception and produces small yields of intensely flavored fruit.
Notable vintage years include 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2006, the first vintage of Silver Eagle Vineyard Pinot Noir was released to critical acclaim. Since then, it has become one of the most sought-after wines from Sonoma Coast and has earned numerous awards including a 94 point rating from Wine Spectator in 2011.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Rivers-Marie Silver Eagle Vineyard Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast pairs well with a variety of foods, from light seafood dishes to hearty game meats. Its bright acidity and subtle earthy notes pair especially well with mushroom risotto, grilled salmon, roasted duck, and pork tenderloin. Cheese plates featuring brie or blue cheese also go nicely with this wine. If you’re looking for something more substantial, try serving it alongside beef bourguignon or beef stroganoff. For dessert, opt for a tart cherry pie or dark chocolate truffles to bring out the fruit flavors in the wine.