Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Founded in 1982, Au Bon Climat (which means "a well-exposed vineyard") produces internationally-recognized Pinot Noir & Chardonnay from grapes grown in California's Santa Barbara County.
Located at the foot of one of California's most rated vineyards, Bien Nacido in the Santa Maria Valley, one of the finest sites in California, ideal for the production of the refined, Burgundian style of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir to which Jim so aspires, ABC, as it is more commonly referred to, has won universal acclaim for its wines thanks to Jim 'Wild Boy' Clendenen, its winemaker & owner.
Tasting Note: A delicate and pretty nose of ripe strawberry, cherry and plum fruit, with a very subtle earthiness. Soft and supple on the palate, with great fruit focus and smooth tannins. Partner with anything from grilled salmon fillets, to poultry and game.