Dark and brooding, this is one of those Pinot you could tell all your problems to ... and maybe get some answers. Earthy in style, with overt characters of smoke and mushroom, the wine slowly transforms in the glass to reveal flavors of berry and cherry, along with a savory herbal note that knits everything together. The wine remains incredibly approachable and alluring, bringing you in deeper with each sip.
Recipe PairingsFresh And Wild Mushroom Stew
Mendocino, North Coast, California, United States
After frementation, barrels containing Chardonnay are often stirred to give the wine a creamier texture. The French call this technique bâtonnage.