The Carneros Region provides the soil and climate necessary to capture the true essence of the delicate Pinot Noir grape. This includes strawberry, cherry, and earthy characteristics. Madonna Estate combine whole grape clusters with crushed must during fermentation. After fermentation, the wine is aged in French oak barrels for approximately nine months.
The Pinot Noir is extremely fruit forward, and is an excellent “food” pairing wine that accompanies many dishes such as; grilled salmon, stuffed mushrooms, polenta, and tenderloin of beef.