Serving TipsWine Facts Aliette Pinot Noir | WillaKenzie Estate

Aliette

2015

Aliette

$55.00

Aliette is a perfumed and finesse-driven expression of Pinot Noir, offering notes of strawberry, rosewater, raspberry tea and a trace of minerality.

Descriptors 
Fruit 

Ripe strawberries and red raspberries

Spice, Vegetable, Mineral 

Rosewater and other floral aromas; trace of minerality on the palate

Texture/Structure 

Graceful and supple palate with fine tannins and fresh acidity

At The Table 

Aliette pairs beautifully with pork tenderloin medallions, salmon or roasted chicken.

Glassware 

A traditional Pinot Noir/Burgundy glass with a round bowl will convey this varietal’s profound aromatics and structural characteristics.

Serving and Cellar 

Serve at cellar temperature 55 – 60 ̊F. Cellar from five to fifteen years for maximum enjoyment.

Place Matters 
Sourcing 

Aliette Vineyard Block, WillaKenzie Estate

Soil Composition 

Primarily WillaKenzie (ancient, sedimentary, marine origin)

Clonal Composition 

Pommard UCD4, Wädenswil 2A

In the Vineyard 

Named for our founder’s mother, Aliette is situated on a single, gently sloping southeast-facing hillside that ranges in elevation from 570 to 610 feet. The ground has a deep layer of WillaKenzie soil on top of harder-to-penetrate sandstone, resulting in vines that have deep, spreading roots.

Winemaker Hand 

Hand-picked and hand-sorted. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 50% new. 20 days of skin contact.

Technical Details 
  • Sustainability: LIVE Certified Wine, Salmon Safe
  • Case Production: 804 cases
  • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
  • ALC %: 14.30%

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