Mendoza has many high-altitude vineyards, with an average altitude of around 3000ft (900m) above sea level. Soil types vary across the region, but the majority of the vines are planted on alluvial soils (sand over clay), illustrating the reliance on local rivers for irrigation.
2007 Laurier Pinot Noir Los Carneros is light ruby in color with gentle aromas of dry herb, sandalwood and raspberry. The wine has freshness that complements, but does not require, food. Flavors echo the nose with delicate raspberry and dry herb.
winemaker’s notes: The challenge with Pinot Noir is to get enough extract from the grape skins without turning the wine into something too heavy and rustic. This wine has an elegant, pure fruit forward style with the brilliant intensity of rich mouthwatering Bing cherry, blackberry and spice. The luxurious density, beautiful structure and velvety texture
Words from Stone Brewery: It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to be able to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth. We would suggest that you stick to safer and more familiar territory–maybe something with a multi-million dollar ad campaign aimed at convincing you it’s made in a little
Some words from the brewers: An “India Pale Ale” by definition is highly hopped and high in alcohol – you’ll find our Stone India Pale Ale to be true to style with a huge hop aroma, flavor and bitterness throughout. If you’re a hop-head like us, then you’ll love our Stone India Pale Ale! Medium