An earthy garnet hue complements aromas of fruit leather, tobacco, dried cranberries and baking spices. The palate is filled with flavors of vanilla and baking spices accompanied by a dry mouth feel. This medium-bodied wine finishes long.
Arroyo Seco enjoyed an idyllic growing season in 2019. Weather was dry and mild which provided even ripening along with limited shatter and sun damage. As a result, fruit from this vintage was balanced and flavorful.
Food Pairing Notes
This pinot noir pairs well with a creamy dish such as chicken marsala served over mashed potatoes with pan-roasted vegetables, or enjoy a glass around a toasty campfire under the stars.