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Talented winemaker Chris Condos crushed
just eight barrels-worth of this organically
grown, cherry-rich Pinot Noir.
What You Need To Know
On warm summer afternoons in
San Francisco Bay, crisp ocean-borne winds roar through the gap
in California’s coastal range at the Golden Gate. Spreading into
San Pablo Bay, they bring nighttime fog down Carneros’ rolling
hillsides, making this region at Napa and Sonoma’s southern tip
ideal for cool-climate grape varieties such as Pinot Noir. The
Gardner Carneros Pinot Noir comes from winemaking spouses
Suzanne Hagins and Chris Condos. Both have shown a knack for
fashioning affordable, boutique-scale wines at their respective
labels, Suzanne at Lutea and Chris at Vinum Cellars. Committed
to eco-friendly practices, their joint side label focuses on
organically grown grapes. This Pinot Noir comes from a single
plot of vines in the well-known Robert Sinskey Vineyard.
Cinnamon and rich red fruits.
Supple, ripe black cherry
and spice notes.
Cellar temperature—the bottle should be
cool to the touch.
Earthy or herby poultry, pork
and vegetable dishes.
FOOD & WINE selects the recipes and is closely involved in evaluating the wines offered by licensed retailers through the FOOD & WINE Wine Club. Global Wine Company has been selected to service and fulfill the
FOOD & WINE Wine Club. For all states other than Texas, all credit card payments will be authorized by Global Wine Company located at 1401 Los Gamos Dr. #230, San Rafael, CA 94903, for the benefit of each retailer. All wine sales are made by a licensed retailer in compliance with state laws and the licensed retailer assures all involved that it fully complies with all states laws applicable to it. Due to state laws, wine can be purchased only be adults age 21 or older. Wine may be shipped only to legal adults. We currently ship to the following states: CA, ID, LA, MO, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OR, WV, WY. Further, in the following states, all orders accepted by and sales made by licensed in-state retailers: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NY, OH, VA, WA. In Texas, all wine will be sold by Texas licensed winery, Landon Winery, located at 2508 Lee Street, Greenville, TX, 75401, Phone: 1-903-454-7878.