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Date Printed: 12/27/2014
Au Bon Climat Knox Alexander Pinot Noir 2007
Au Bon Climat Knox Alexander Pinot Noir 2007
(search item no. 104353)
Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 12/27/2014: $44.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 93 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Lush, velvety, creamy, bursting with berries, fragrant flowers, and soft wafts of vanilla, the 2001 Knox is a wine for hedonists. Made from 50% Dijon clones and 50% traditional California selections planted by Jim Clendenen at the higher elevations of Bien Nacido Vineyard, this wine seems to grow in stature with every vintage- much like Jim's own son, Knox, who lends the wine his name.
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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.