California Cycles Gladiator Pinot Noir 2010
A playful and exuberant wine, the Cycles Gladiator Pinot Noir balances a rich fruity aroma and vibrant flavors across the palate. Initial aromas reminiscent of raspberry and cloves draw the drinker in for their first taste, where they are greeted by racy acidity and pomegranate flavors. A touch of vanilla lingers on its round finish.Not to be taken lightly, this wine is a good compliment to rich foods like rosemary roast Cornish game-hens and creamy cheeses like camembert.
Cycles Gladiator symbolizes a celebration of the freedom and happiness that pervaded Europe in the late 19th century—an era known as the Belle Epoque. This era marked many notable inventions and improvements to daily life, not the least of which was the modern bicycle or Le Bicycle Velocipede.