Pinot Noir is our primary focus at Cartograph and we believe this wine is most satisfying and most intellectually intriguing when the winemaking emphasis is placed on balance, nuance and complexity, rather than power and intensity. This calls for a light hand in the cellar. In our view it also calls for picking grapes slightly earlier than most others who may be seeking to produce heavily extracted wines. Our light touch and emphasis on balance and complexity also, we believe, produces wines that pair well with, rather than overwhelm, meals. Finally, our goal is to produce a wine that will age and transform into something new with each year in the bottle.
Our wines are available to our mailing list and select retail and restaurant accounts. Information on our wines and vineyard sources is below. If you have specific questions not addressed in the resources below, please feel free to contact us by phone or email.
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The wines of Cartograph:
2010 Floodgate Vineyard Gewürztraminer
2009 Floodgate Vineyard Pinot Noir
2009 Perli Vineyard Pinot Noir