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Domaine Chandon

The entrance to Domaine Chandon in Yountville, CA

Founded by Champagne house Moët et Chandon in 1973, Domaine Chandon grows just three varietals in three appellations: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay in Yountville, Carneros and Mount Veeder. Although best known for the quality of its sparkling wines, Domaine Chandon also makes a small number of highly-acclaimed still wines.

Domaine Chandon 2010 Carneros Pinot Noir, our wine of the week

2010 Carneros Pinot Noir
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Carneros, CA
Alcohol: 14.5 percent
Rating: 14.5/20
Retail Price: $35

Tasting Notes:
An elegant, medium-bodied wine, the 2010 Carneros Pinot Noir features aromas and flavors of damson plum, dark cherry and bright boysenberry. Silky tannins in the mouth are complemented by hints of tobacco and smoke.

Wine of the Week April 15, 2013:

2010 Carneros Pinot Noir

Other Domaine Chandon wines we have tasted:

Blanc de Noirs

Brut Rosé

Étoile Brut

Étoile Rosé

Extra-Dry Riche

Reserve Pinot Noir Rosé

Reserve Blanc de Blancs

Reserve Brut

2000 Pinot Noir

2006 Mt. Veeder Vintage Brut

2007 Yountville Vintage Brut

2011 Pinot Meunier

One California Dr.
Yountville, CA 94599

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