2015 Le Champignon Monterey County Pinot Noir

Sourced from several vineyards spread along California’s cool, sun-kissed Monterey coast, this Pinot shows subtle fruit flavors of strawberry and black raspberry, along with forest floor and shiitake mushroom. This is a lighter, more delicate style of the variety, with tea-like tannins on the finish. Match this wine with a wild-mushroom risotto for a sublime pairing.

Recipe Pairings

Cabbage, Mushroom, and Bacon Pasta

Flavor Profile

 

Tastes Like

Forest Floor

Mushroom

raspberry

strawberry

Region

Monterey, Central Coast, California, United States

Pairings

Game Bird

Poultry

Mushroom Risotto

Did You Know?

Red wines are made red by leaving the grape juice in contact with the skins. Do this with white-wine grapes, and the wine turns out orange.