Aromatically delicate at first, with plum and cherry, white pepper and light spice. Upon warming, more chewy Pinot Noir and floral aromas come through.
Bright, with good acid balance and structure, silky palate.
- Game (deer, venison)
- Rich fish (salmon, tuna etc)
Californian Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir has the well deserved reputation of being a finicky and difficult grape to cultivate. It thrives in cooler climates like Burgundy and the Willamette Valley in Oregon, but is also widely planted throughout sun-drenched California.
Pinot Noir reflects its terroir, or place of origin, more than just about any other variety. That's certainly part of its broad appeal, and right now, there is revolution happening in California.Learn more about Californian Pinot Noir.
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|Vintage||Avg. rating||Avg. price|
|All vintages||$ 35|