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Clos du Bois Pinot Noir Sonoma County 2010

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A deep ruby-red Pinot full of great aromatic intensity, from strawberry and cherry to lavender, dried roses and earthy woodsy notes, including a touch of forest floor. In taste, the strawberry and cherry are sweet and fruity, balanced by a rich, silky texture and a finish of spicy oak. FOOD PAIRINGS: This plush Pinot Noir calls for slow-roasted pork shoulder, ribs or any dish made with bacon.

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Clos du Bois:
  Clos du Bois didn’t start small and build up like many other wineries - it started with a bang. When it produced its first vintage in 1974, it already had 520 acres under vine in Alexander Valley, part of Sonoma County. When Frank Woods was coming up with the name for his winery, he thought of “Woods Winery,” obviously named after himself, but his children had somet... Read more
  Clos du Bois didn’t start small and build up like many other wineries - it started with a bang. When it produced its first vintage in 1974, it already had 520 acres under vine in Alexander Valley, part of Sonoma County. When Frank Woods was coming up with the name for his winery, he thought of “Woods Winery,” obviously named after himself, but his children had something else in mind. They were taking French at the time, and instead of “Woods Winery,” they thought of “Clos du Bois,” which loosely translates to “enclosure in the woods.” Obviously the name stuck, and Clos du Bois was born. Since then, Clos du Bois has come a long way. From 520 acres, the winery has expanded to 925 acres of their own, along with many partnerships with other wineries. Instead of partnering with a few, large vineyards, the winery works with many small- and medium-sized growers across numerous appellations. Most of the grapes it purchases from other vineyards are from Sonoma County, but some come from Coastal California as well. Erik Olsen, their current winemaker, joined in June 2003, and has since taken those grapes and made them into very well-received wines. Read less
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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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External Reviews for Clos du Bois Pinot Noir Sonoma County

External Review
Source: The Wine Buyer
03/07/2012

This Pinot Noir shows deep shades of black cherry in the glass, with classic aromas of strawberry, cherry, vanilla and hints of smokiness on the nose. The wine has a lush, silky texture that opens to flavors of cherry and strawberry. With a pleasing balance of oak, the wine integrates its bright fruit flavors beautifully on the palate.



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A deep ruby-red Pinot full of great aromatic intensity, from strawberry and cherry to lavender, dried roses and earthy woodsy notes, including a touch of forest floor. In taste, the strawberry and cherry are sweet and fruity, balanced by a rich, silky texture and a finish of spicy oak. FOOD PAIRINGS: This plush Pinot Noir calls for slow-roasted pork shoulder, ribs or any dish made with bacon.

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