Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley Santa Barbara Highlands 2008

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This wine is just easy to drink. Whether with fresh grilled salmon or left-over roast chicken or just in a glass by i...

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Englewood Wine Merchants
Englewood, NJ (230 mi)
USD 24.00
750ml
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Les Caves du Forum
Reims, FR (4,300 mi)
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Brambly, dirty, barnyard of a nose. Soft and smooth with rich fruit in the mouth. Finish offers prickly acidity and raspberries. Read more

Immediately tart and bright; a youthful, vibrant glass. Paired brilliantly with hummus. Read more

"This wine is just easy to drink. There is nothing pretentious here Read more

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Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
2.50 5
07/30/2010

Brambly, dirty, barnyard of a nose. Soft and smooth with rich fruit in the mouth. Finish offers prickly acidity and raspberries.


Snooth User: glharv
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3.50 5
09/06/2011

Immediately tart and bright; a youthful, vibrant glass. Paired brilliantly with hummus.


External Reviews for Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley Santa Barbara Highlands

External Review
09/23/2011

"This wine is just easy to drink. There is nothing pretentious here


External Review
12/04/2009

This wine is just easy to drink. Whether with fresh grilled salmon or left-over roast chicken or just in a glass by itself, the pretty plum and spring strawberry flavors of ABC SB Pinot are simply delicious. There is nothing pretentious here, just well balanced, nicely textured, brightly fruity wine that seems to go with everything.


External Review
10/24/2011

Light, bright red. High-pitched aromas of sweet red berries, rose and spicecake. Light in body and fresh, with no fat and a tangy edge to the moderately concentrated strawberry and raspberry flavors. Finishes firm and slightly dry, with no obvious tannins and decent persistence. ** Only 5 in Stock **


External Review
02/05/2010

If you want exceptional California Pinot Noir for your money – look no further. This well-balanced Pinot has rich, red-raspberry fruit with smoky notes. This delicious wine is a natural choice with food. By hand-selecting the grapes from the best fruit Santa Barbara has to offer and through careful bottling, this winemaker does his job.


External Review
05/20/2011

ST: 87 Points


External Review
01/04/2012

Vibrant and heady, this winersquo;s full-throttle flavors of juicy red fruit and red apple skin have plenty of complex spice. Itrsquo;s not powerfully structured, but it is mouthwatering, the kind of bottle that two people can open and easily finish. For roast quail.


Ratings & Tags for Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley Santa Barbara Highlands

695660 Snooth User: tbclevey
rated this wine
3.50 5
03/28/2011

164252 Snooth User: cczura
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3.50 5
11/14/2010

1457333 Snooth User: REHalFR
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02/04/2014

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11/14/2010

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine is just easy to drink. Whether with fresh grilled salmon or left-over roast chicken or just in a glass by itself, the pretty plum and spring strawberry flavors of ABC SB Pinot are simply delicious. There is nothing pretentious here, just well balanced, nicely textured, brightly fruity wine that seems to go with everything.<br/><br/>

This wine is just easy to drink. Whether with fresh grilled salmon or left-over roast chicken or just in a glass by itself, the pretty plum and spring strawberry flavors of ABC SB Pinot are simply delicious. There is nothing pretentious here, just well balanced, nicely textured, brightly fruity wine that seems to go with everything.<br/><br/>

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