The 2018 vintage is our inaugural release of the Bernau Estate Pinot Noir. This single vineyard designate from our Bernau Estate Vineyard in the Dundee Hills. Named in honor of our Founder Jim Bernau, Bernau Estate is the future home of our méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine facility.
On the nose: Our Dundee Hills single vineyard designate opens with cranberry, red cherry and earth notes. and continues with the addition of strawberry, rose petal, bergamot and baking spices.
On the palate: Classic, balanced and restrained, the wine offers a medium-weight palate, chewy tannins, and lengthy finish.
Food Pairings: Enjoy with Chinese five-spice duck breast with marionberry purée, braised chicken with morels and polenta, smoked trout with savory pancakes, mushroom risotto and medium cheeses.
Peak drinkability: 2021 - 2031