2017 Pinot Noir Carneros (Truchard Vineyards)
Truchard Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Carneros, Napa Valley, CA 2016BLACK CHERRY & FOREST FRUIT, DILL & VANILLA, FIRMLY STRUCTURED Carneros has long represented one of California’s brightest points for exceptional Pinot Noir, and this offering from Truchard displays the intensity and elegance that one would hope to encounter in the best and boldest of the region. Harkening back to the variety’s rising star of the 90s, it simultaneously exceeds and defies expectations with impressive concentration, assertive black tea tannin, and elegant citrusy undercurrents that are vibrant and mouthwatering. Kickin’ it old school and making no compromises! Serving Suggestion: Diced duck breast w/ pine nuts & pomegranate/cranberry sauce on endives. Pizza w/ parmesan, criminis, kale, & baby onions.