Enjoy a glass of this single clone Pinot Noir, paired with rosemary almond brittle from Jessica Foster, at our Santa Barbara Tasting Room Saturday, November 16th and Sunday, November 17th.
If any clone of Pinot Noir embraces the long histories of both Californian and Burgundian wine growing, it’s the Mount Eden clone. This particular Pinot Noir clone was reportedly brought across the Atlantic Ocean from one of Louis Latour’s Burgundian vineyards in the late 1800’s, and is therefore one of the oldest clones in California. This combination of new and old worlds relates on a micro-level at Riverbench Vineyard as well. A newer planting from 2015, this first vintage of Mount Eden clone Pinot Noir varies a bit from the wines made from our older vines; unique flavors of blueberries and leather are more pronounced. The wine is full of elegance and finesse, with beautiful structure and succinct flavors.
Stop in anytime over the weekend to try this wine. You can pre-purchase a glass of 2017 Mt. Eden Clone Pinot Noir for $25. Wine Club member discounts apply for tasting room purchases.