Capiaux Cellars Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Pisoni Vineyard 2008
93 points Robert Parker: The 2008 Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard (aged in 50% new French oak) exhibits gorgeous scents of raspberries, flowers, forest floor and a hint of graphite. This opulent, rich, medium to full-bodied Pinot is super-pure, beautifully textured and luscious. Enjoy it over the next 4-5 years. (Feb 2011) 15% alcohol. 335 cases produced.
The winemaking style is a blend of classic and contemporary, utilizing cutting edge fermentation equipment paired with natural hands on winemaking, our emphasis is on balance All the wines are naturally fermented and unfined and unfiltered to preserve their innate flavors and aromas. Minimal amounts of new oak are used, usually 33%. Capiaux Cellars specializes in small lots of vineyard designated Pinot Noir from California.
External Reviews for Capiaux Cellars Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Pisoni Vineyard
Good full red with a hint of amber. Ripe cherry, raspberry and a hint of cotton candy on the nose and palate, complicated by flowers and coffee bean. Dense, supple and sweet, with subtle earth tones adding complexity. Very ripe, fleshy, expressive p... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2008 Capiaux Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard 750ml