Classic varietal aromas of cherry, tea, and herbal spice. On the palate, the wine shows bright blackberry flavors with hints of tobacco and mint along with a smooth, silky texture. Sip by itself, or pair with poached or grilled salmon, roast chicken, baked ham, spring lamb, veal, and lighter pastas.
Varietal: Pinot Noir
California produces the majority of wine made in the United States. Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Pinot Noir dominate the wine production in California, but many other varietials thrive in the California climate. Many fine wines are produced in California using Mediterranean grapes.