Serving TipsWine Facts Clairière Pinot Noir | WillaKenzie Estate

Clairière Pinot Noir

2017

Clairière Pinot Noir

$75.00

Clairière is a contemplative wine that offers great purity and length. A complex array of mineral notes, black cherries, red roses and baking spice create a perfect palate of this WillaKenzie Estate vineyard block.

Descriptors 
Fruit 

Black cherries

Spice, Vegetable, Mineral 

Mineral notes, red roses and baking spice 

Texture/Structure 

A palate that offers purity of fruit and great length.

At The Table 

This distinguished Pinot will pair well with a variety of dishes: grilled ribeye steak, roasted duck, and venison.

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. We suggest opening and decanting before drinking. 

In the Vineyard 

Clairière is a colluvial bowl that sits on a cool, well-exposed benchtop near the highest portion of the WillaKenzie Estate, with elevation ranging between 660’ and 690’.

Winemaker Hand 

Hand-picked and sorted; 3 weeks on skins prior with daily punchdowns. Aged 17 months in 57% new French oak barrels

Technical Details 
  • Sustainability: LIVE Certified Wine, Salmon Safe
  • Case Production: 206
  • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
  • ALC %: 14.4%