This wine will surprise and impress you with depth and fruit usually seen in the Cote d'Or. The Pinot Noir for this wine is found in the village of Bussieres and is sourced from the lieu-dit "Les Clos". The vines are south-facing at 350 feet above sea level on gently sloping hills that are principally composed of clay. The fruit tends to ripen early due to its excellent exposure. Pigeage and remontage are practiced during fermentation. This wine is marked by notes of black, ripe berries, often a touch sauvage.
90 POINTS, Wine Spectator. SMART BUY. "A zesty red, with personality to spare, offering notes of licorice, blackberry, smoky pepper and grilled herbs. A blend of mostly Zinfandel, followed by Petite Sirah, Syrah and mixed Italian blacks."
Beautiful fresh, lush fruit and a silky texture make for a Pinot that drinks well above its price point. Here once again we have a winner from a winery that is a self proclaimed "band of wine industry insiders dedicated...
A collaboration between importer Kermit Lynch and wine maker Jean-Francois Pasturel. This Southern Rhone blend is comprised of mostly Grenache and Syrah and finished with Cinsault and Carignan. Aging in cement cuves creates a structured, fresh wine with good acidity....