2012 Estate Pinot Noir Magnum
Hand-picked grapes from 12 blocks, representing five clones (33% 13/Martini Selection,33% clone 828, 16% Dijon clones. 13% Pommard 5 clone and 5% Calera clone).
By nose: cassis, licorice, black berry, red cherry, raspberry and roasting herbs. By mouth: cola nut, dark cherry, black berry and dried herbs.
100% French, mainly central France, fire bent, medium plus toast, average age 3 years
100% Pinot Noir
Food Pairing Notes
This is an elegant and very versatile wine with food. It is delicious with salmon, classic cioppino, smoked duck, pork tenderloin with rashers of prosciutto ham, heirloom carrots and spaghetti squash, classic coq au vin, mushroom ragout on sourdough toast, triple crème cheese from Cowgirl Creamery.