2019 Etude Pinot Noir Lyric
Winemaker Notes: Bright and youthful, with a lovely shimmering red ruby color, this Pinot Noir is fresh and vibrant. Fruit-forward aromas of ripe strawberry, red raspberry and Bing cherry sit alongside baking spice notes of cinnamon, clove and vanilla, with a hint of floral perfume. On the plate, red fruits drive the flavor profile with notes of macerated strawberry, red currant, dark raspberry and red cherry, supported by soft tannins and a silky finish.
This wine exemplifies the perfect balance of freshness and acidity, with fresh fruit and delicate oak, making this a perfect pairing crowd-pleaser to accompany a variety of cuisines.
What began thirty years ago as a philosophical state of mind is now a state-of-the-art winemaking facility where the ancient art of winemaking is pursued with a singular passion.
Etude Wines is dedicated to the study of craft of winegrowing. In classical music, an etude is a composition with a technical focus that allows the musician to practice a particular technique. Similarly, Etude wines are the product of deliberate concentration on the instructive variables of the craft. The end game is not edification alone, but rather the wine itself as a source of enjoyment.
Working together in this oenological quest for perfection are current winemaker Jon Priest and Ast. Winemaker Rob Fischer. They transform the very finest Carneros and Napa Valley grapes into world-class wines sought out by the most discriminating wine lovers. In addition to its widely acclaimed Carneros Pinot Noir and legendary Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Etude has also developed a loyal following for Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Merlot and Pinots from the most sought after AVAs around the world.