Boson Bucher Pinot Noir 2012
Anyone who is even remotely interested in science will likely know about the 99% certain discovery of the "Higgs-Boson" at CERN (the particle collider on the border of France and Switzerland) which helps explain how particles get their mass and explores the mysterious “dark energy” of the universe.
Just as the physicists toil away near Geneva amid concerns of black holes and budget-cuts we try to make a leap in our own understanding of wine. We know Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, those of Mendocino, and treasure Burgundy like our health. But what is happening in neighboring Russian River? With the help of Steve Matthiasson, Sam Sheehan (producer of POE and ULTRAVIOLET) decided to find out.
Known for elegant wines that combine power and finesse, Carneros is set in the rolling hills that straddle the southernmost parts of both Sonoma and Napa counties. The cooling winds from the abutting San Pablo Bay, combined with lots of midday California sunshine, create an ideal environment for producing wines with a perfect balance of crisp acidity and well-ripened fruit.