Domaine Carneros Le Ciel Estate Pinot Noir

Domaine Carneros Le Ciel Estate Pinot Noir

Vintage – 2014

Region – USA – California – Napa Valley – Carneros

Varietal – Pinot Noir

Pricing –  $59.00

Alcohol –  14.5%

Appearance

The Domaine Carneros Le Ciel Estate Pinot Noir is clear and pale ruby in color.

Aroma/Nose

The nose is clean with pronounced intense aromas of black fruits such as blackberry, black cherry and plum. There are traces of spice, anise and oak in the aroma as well.

Taste/Palate 

This is a dry, medium bodied pinot noir with high acidity and low tannins. The flavors consist of black fruits like blackberry and black cherry. This is followed by a real earthiness and steely like component.

Finish

The finish is medium in length and full of oak flavor.

Overall Experience

We thought this Domaine Carneros Le Ciel Estate Pinot Noir was a good wine with a great flavor profile and some complexity to keep your palate stimulated. I wish the finish would have been a little longer on this one but none the less a wonderful drinking experience.

Pairings

Food – Poultry

Cigar – Aging Room Quattro F55 MaduroLa Aurora ADN Dominicano or Bolivar Cigars – Bolivar Belicoso Fino

Winemakers Tasting Notes

The dynamic nose offers layers of spice including anise, along with figs, forest floor and dark berries. The palate delivers plum, iron and a textural richness.

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