This wine is gorgeous, leaning toward an elegant, red-fruited style rather than the typical
Californian profile of dark ripe berries. The oak is likewise subtle in character, with a
lighter toast profile that accentuates rather than masks the fruit, while adding length
and texture to the palate. Packaged in heavy glass and sealed with antique-gold wax.
On the nose, darker fruit aromas of freshly picked cherries, plum, and cranberry abound. This Pinot
Noir fills the palate with luxurious red fruit flavors that are enhanced by a note of exotic spice
(a trademark of Carneros Pinot) and a touch of new French oak. The wine’s acidity is in perfect
balance and the mouthfeel is supple and broad – a hallmark of superb Pinot Noir.
Our 2018 Vermentino has an inviting aromatic profile, with apple, flower, ripe melon, and citrus notes. On the palate, the citrus and green apple flavors are crisp and bright, yet soft, supple, with a hint of minerality.