2009 was a great vintage for all California appellations and an excellent vintage
for Pinot Noir. Light spring rains were followed by warm summer days and no
abrupt climate changes at season's end. As a result of these fortuitous conditions,
we harvested very high quality fruit with true physiological ripeness and great
Our 2009 Diamond Collection Pinot Noir offers a rich, velvety texture,
profuse aromatics, and a beautiful tapestry of juicy fruits and spice nuances.
This wine is delicious when paired with a sautéed mushroom topped salmon steak,
herb-rubbed pork chops, or creamy risotto.