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Au Bon Climat White Blend Santa Barbara County Pinot Gris Pinot Blanc 2009

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Au Bon Climat:
Founded in 1982, Au Bon Climat (which means "a well-exposed vineyard") produces internationally-recognized Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Blanc wine from grapes grown in California's Santa Barbara County. The Au Bon Climat winery is located on the world-famous Bien Nacido Vineyard, and is owned by winemaker Jim Clendenen. Au Bon Climat was listed on Robert Parker's Best ... Read more
Founded in 1982, Au Bon Climat (which means "a well-exposed vineyard") produces internationally-recognized Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Blanc wine from grapes grown in California's Santa Barbara County. The Au Bon Climat winery is located on the world-famous Bien Nacido Vineyard, and is owned by winemaker Jim Clendenen. Au Bon Climat was listed on Robert Parker's Best Wineries of the World in both 1989 and 1990, while Jim Clendenen has been named Winemaker of the Year in 1992 by the Los Angeles Times, and Winemaker of the Year in 2001 by Food and Wine Magazine. The winery is not open to the public for either tours or tastings. Members of our wine club and mailing list are invited to our Spring and Fall Open Houses. Read less

External Reviews for Au Bon Climat White Blend Santa Barbara County Pinot Gris Pinot Blanc

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
05/21/2011

Cool climate Cali Pinot white blend from Santa Barbara County. Winemaker Jim Clenenden's inspiration has always been Burgundy in both his red and white wines; his efforts are internationally recognized. Here, a fuller bodied wine matured in neutral oak with soft, promising texture, ripe Bosc pear aromas and flavors. Ideal for those who love full bodied New World wines, but don't love oak vanillin. A definite chardonnay substitute, pair with chicken or rabbit, cooked any which way.



UNITED STATES CALIFORNIA PINOT GRIS Not a stock item, 3-5 days arrival

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