Brewer - CliftonMachado Pinot Noir 2017Product code: 14253
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Brewer-Clifton Machado Pinot Noir wine is an intoxicating blend of grace and refinement. This Californian wine achieves an exceptional balance of bright, intense flavours of dark cherry, plum and spiced cocoa, underscored by the refined earthy notes. An engaging bouquet with subtle hints of forest flora adds to its olfactory appeal. The wine's perfectly integrated acidity lends a pleasant structure and leads to a prolonged finish, seducing palates to savour every sip. Garnering attention for its complexity and layering, this Pinot Noir showcases the craftsmanship of the vintners at Brewer-Clifton, making it a delightful choice for special occasions.
Aromas of cherry, rhubarb and mint, flavours of blackberry and all- spice underscored with black tea: structured, savoury, earthy and textured.
About the Winery
Located in the heart of Santa Rita Hills, Brewer - Clifton winery truly stands out as a purveyor of the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines. Its founders, Greg Brewer and Steve Clifton, share a mutual passion for wines and viticulture, which they have successfully transferred into this award-winning facility. What sets them apart is their obsessive attention to detail—from the vineyards to the cellar to the bottle—the goal is always perfection.
The winery, spread out over an expansive area, boasts of vineyards benefiting from the unique features of the Santa Rita Hills region This peculiar location has a notable marine influence, along with a distinct Chalk Hill soil. These conditions together, crafted the region’s complex wines with a striking minerality and a marked intensity of flavours.
The winemaking process at Brewer - Clifton is an exercise in minimal intervention. This naturalistic approach lets the quality of the fruit and the essence of the terroir shine through. Consequently, the wines from this winery are celebrated for their balanced, pure expressions of the Sta. Rita Hills region.
Internationally acclaimed, Brewer - Clifton wines have garnered perfect scores from several leading wine publications. Their wines routinely rank in the top echelons of the many lists they appear on. Notably, Wine Enthusiast magazine named Brewer - Clifton as their '2010 Winery of the Year', further cementing their place in the industry.
This exquisite winery is home to three of the best vineyard sites in Santa Barbara County: Machado, 3D, and Hapgood. Each of these sites produces distinct, terroir-focused wines that reflect the character of the site and Brewer - Clifton’s deft winemaking touch.
To sum it up, Brewer - Clifton Winery is a standout presence in the wine world. Their profound respect for nature's bounty; combined with an unwavering pursuit of quality have positioned it amongst the most acclaimed wine producers.
Visit Brewer - Clifton for an elevated wine experience, indulging all senses in an ambiance filled with unparalleled scenery, and world-class wines that inspire and delight in equal measure. Wine lovers, consider yourself invited!