Chalone believes that finding sites that resemble the traditional French sites for a varietal will allow for the highest expression of deliciousness. All the wines from Chalone Vineyard are made from their own 100-percent-estate-grown fruit in limited production.
The Monterey County Pinot Noir displays silky layers of dark cherry and raspberry character with enticing nuances of floral and spice. These bright, expressive aromas and flavors come from grapes grown in Monterey County in California’s Central Coast American Viticultural Area (AVA). Here, cool winds slow ripening and provide the grapes with long hangtime, resulting in ripe flavors and supple tannins.