2007 Pinot Noir Bald Mountain
Ben Lomond Mountain
Bald Mountain Vineyard
Dark fruit, soft wood and cinnamon are apparent on the nose of this estate grown Pinot Noir. The dark fruits of raspberry and cherry come forward on the palate. It has a light smooth finish with soft tannins.
Bald Mountain Vineyard, located in Bonny Doon, is owned and farmed by Jim Beauregard. Planted in 1990, the 40 acre vineyard sits at an elevation of 920 to 1050 feet on a southwest facing slope. Monterey Bay marine influences combine with the rare white sandy Zayante soil to produces wines with minerality and striking acidity. Plantings: 33 acres Chardonnay Clone 4. Seven acres of Pinot Noir, clones of Pommard, 667 & Mt. Eden.
Food Pairing Notes
Roasted beet & gorgonzola on a raisin rye crostini.