Etude Pinot Noir Grace Benoist Ranch Estate 750 ml • 2017 •

country: United States / region: California / style: Wine / size: 750 ml / vintage: 2017 / sku: 18880
James Suckling   93 Points
Reg. $39.99 $33.99
DESCRIPTION:
*Vintage may vary by location*

A vibrant red ruby color, this Carneros Pinot Noir shows lifted red berry fruit flavors and aromas of fresh strawberry, Bing cherry, and raspberry, along with the signature cinnamon graham cracker spice found in our Grace Benoist Ranch Pinots Noirs. Appealing and bright, concentrated red fruit comes through on the palate, alongside delicate mineral earth and spice notes, followed by a lush mouthfeel and silky tannins. Youthful and fresh but with the potential to age for up to 10 years.

The Etude Carneros Pinot Noir is a true reflection of the winery’s estate vineyard, Grace Benoist Ranch. A blend of the best grapes from individual vineyard parcels on the Ranch, this wine tells the story of a particular vintage from a very unique place.

• Pinot Noir •
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRING:
Game
Appetizers
Pasta-Red
Pasta-White
Pork
Spicy

Ratings

James Suckling   93 Points
JSJames Suckling: 93 points
Dark-berry and blueberry character to this. Full-bodied and linear with tight tannins and a flavorful finish