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Date Printed: 7/24/2014
Au Bon Climat Isabelle Morgan Pinot Noir 2001
Au Bon Climat Isabelle Morgan Pinot Noir 2001
(search item no. 76637)

PRICE ON 7/24/2014: $49.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

While most Au Bon Climat Pinots are vineyard specific, Isabelle is created by masterful blending in the cellar of the best barrels from those specific sites (Bien Nacido, Sanford & Benedict, Talley Rincon, Mt. Carmel...the proportions are a very proprietary secret). The result is a wine of incredible depth, complexity, and focus- very serious Pinot. For this year's Isabelle, Jim was presented with more quality components than he has ever had to work with due to the exceptional nature of the vintage. A brilliant effort worthy of space in any cellar- it will live for years.
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About Au Bon Climat:

Au Bon Climat was created to produce high quality handcrafted wine from the traditional Burgundian varietals. They are one of the few California wineries to explore the gamut of these varieties: Aligote, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The winery is located within the Bien Nacido Vineyard, the source of the majority of their fruit.