Domaine Chandon Pinot Noir 2010
A California Pinot Noir made in Carneros that comes from one of America's top sparkling wine houses. The 2010 vintage produced ripe fruit flavors such as plum cherry with lovely sandalwood aromas. The nicely integrated tannins and smooth texture creates a delicious wines."While Domaine Chandon is best known as one of America's top sparkling wine houses, we also produce limited quantities of still wines from estate grown vineyards. The winery crafts these wines by drawing on our experience with the traditional champagne varietals of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Showcasing select parcels from its Carneros ranch, where Domaine Chandon was a pioneering grower and vintner of the region."Winery Website
Domaine Chandon is one of the most recommended wineries in the Napa Valley, and the only one with its own 4-star restaurant. The winery established its reputation with sparkling wines, and in 1989, the winery began crafting still wines from the classic Champagne varietals Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier.
Food Pairings for Domaine Chandon Pinot Noir
Aromas of white peach, honey pear and jasmine lead to tropical fruit flavors on the palate. This Chardonnay has exceptional balance with a long, round finish that has just the right amount of oak influence.
Notes: 17 months, 100% French Oak, 25% new