Au Bon Climat - Pinot Noir, Santa Maria
100% Pinot Noir.
From a slightly cooler site, this is a very elegant expression of Pinot Noir. Velvety texture, with beautifully ripe strawberry, cherry and raspberry with great minerality and subtle forest floor. Fermentation and ageing in barrel gives a beautifully balanced spice.
Can be drunk now for a fresher style, but will age brilliantly for several years, where the savoury, wet leaf character will grow.