Vineyard: Bouchaine Estate

VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2012 Bouchaine Carneros Estate Vineyard Pinot Meunier

13.5% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.59, 879 cases, $40. Released May 2014. Aged in 40% new French oak barrels. · An array of purple and black fruits are featured on the nose which holds up nicely over time in the glass. Moderately rich and smoothly textured on the palate, this fruity wine is embellished with vivid deep purple and black berry, and black plum fruits robed in modest tannins. The fruit holds on to the generous finish. Very good +. Reviewed November 19, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2012 Bouchaine Estate Vineyard Terraces Carneros Pinot Noir

13.8% alc., pH 3.60, TA 0.55, 599 cases, $60. Released November 2014. Dijon clones 667 and 777. Aged 11 months in 40% new French oak. · Shy aromas of black fruits and black tea leaves. Earthy with middleweight flavors of blueberry, pomegranate and blackberry. A distinct wine that builds in intensity over time in the glass. The finish is intense and long. Very good +. Reviewed November 19, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2011 Cube Bouchaine Estate Vineyard Napa Carneros Pinot Noir

13.9% alc.. · Moderately light garnet hue in the glass. An array of scents stand out including cherry, black raspberry and exotic spices. Soft and smooth on the palate with plenty of body, lively acidity, and flavorful notes of purple grapes, plum, and black cherry. The following day, the wine was more earthy and savory in character. Score: 90. Reviewed June 9, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »