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Pinot Noir

2017 Avant-Garde

Domaine Carneros Avant-Garde Pinot Noir features a delicate note of rose petal followed by sweet cherries, red raspberry, warm oak, and baking spice. It was created to be the vanguard of the vintage, heralding the distinctive bright berry qualities of the Carneros Region.

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The fruit for this wine is sourced from all five Domaine Carneros vineyards in the rolling hills of Carneros. The wine is fermented in small open-topped tanks and then aged for 8 months in Burgundian French oak barrels from cooperages that are specially selected to complement the aroma and flavor profile of this wine.

  • Tasting Notes

    This blend exhibits the most fragrant characteristics present in select lots from these vineyards. Extremely aromatic, the theme continues on the palate with baked cherry pie, dark boysenberry, and a touch of cinnamon dancing on the palate.

  • Food Pairing

    Fresh and lively, this Pinot Noir has a delicacy and balance that invites pairing with simply prepared dishes such as grilled salmon, chicken, veal or pork, and will also enhance the vibrant flavors of California and Mediterranean cuisine.

  • Varietal Composition

    Vintage: 2017
    Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
    Acid: 0.61g/100ml
    pH: 3.59
    Alcohol %: 14.2

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