Jancis Robinson names the 2012 Los Alamos Pinot Noir a “Top 5 Wine”
Fresh, elegant cherry fruit and deliciously dry, savoury tannins to balance the fruit. Subtle and yet wonderfully persistent and a refreshing stemmy finish.
His Chardonnay talents are such that Gavin Chanin’s Pinot Noirs often occupy the background, but his work with this parcel north of the Purisima Hills – well known to Au Bon Climat fans – shows just how much we still have to learn about Santa Barbara’s Pinot geography.
- 2011 Los Alamos Pinot Noir named in SF Chronicle’s Top 100 Wines of 2013!