Robert Stemmler Pinot Noir Carneros 2006

SKU : 31297

Size : 750 ml

Vintage : 2006

Type : Pinot Noir

Producer : Robert Stemmler

Tags: California, Red Wine, United States, Vintage Clearance


Robert Stemmler is a pioneer, an early and passionate producer of outstanding California Pinot Noir. He is also a dear friend of the Racke family. And that is why our label bears his name.Robert arrived in Napa Valley in 1961 after making wine for nearly a decade in his native Germany. He worked at the prestigious Charles Krug Winery with the Mondavi brothers, then became winemaker at historic Simi in Sonoma County. He also consulted for other prominent wineries like Inglenook, St. Clement and Raymond, and in 1976, founded his own winery in Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley. In 1982, having found a cool-climate Russian River Valley fruit source, he released his first Pinot Noir to great critical acclaim. In 1989, weary of travel, Robert retired from full-time winemaking after 35 years.By the late 1990’s, Anne was vice president of vineyard operations, managing a thousand acres of vines and replanting half of them.When Buena Vista sold to Allied Domecq in 2001, the Racke family kept one jewel


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