Au Bon Climat
"AU BON CLIMAT' owners," Jim clendenen, the 50-year-old, and even though a pretty long hair, also always wearing a gigantic figure of 190 cm Aloha shirt is like professional wrestlers or rock musicians. Rather than a so-called artisan man, Jim clendenen, have really like America's frontier spirit stems from a general appearance. He is widely known in the industry that familiar Phantom of Santa Barbara nicknamed, blends, such as unthinkable in the conventional wisdom. Often in such a wacky look triangular label wine, being treated like eccentrics, Weirdos, but its policy is legitimate. And building leave things out of curiosity some new brands is Jim clendenen, which labels shown are differences in the overall concept of the wine. Incidentally caught in Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Burgundy varietal wine using "AU BON CLIMAT' name, he seems to want. For his splendid new is a well put together various elements, and expression of each land and wine.
First half of the 1970s, in the Santa Barbara "Zaca Mesa Winery, and Bob リンクエスト of the current"Byron, Ken Brown, "Ojai, Adam トルマック, and"Cup", Oh yes barrel member was involved in making wine. Gym at Zaca Mesa winery started as a wine maker off after France's Bordeaux and Burgundy over particularly Burgundy greatly influenced returned to California and began making their own wine in 1982. It was Southern California will also face in cool climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and chose the place at the former home and Santa Barbara. So loudly in the Bordeaux varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc., single-mindedly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the Central wine-making varieties such as Pinot Blanc and Viognier devoting myself to.
Jim committed thoroughly to his hometown of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Bourgogne. And alcohol to 13 ~ 13・5 best and anything else important to the acid. And guess the State balance of each component of the grape, rather than artificially produced this wine be harvested when ready. Vineyards grow grapes fell love with the Jim bien ナシド vineyard cultivation in approximately 150 years ago, currently to more than 300 ha mainly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay is planted. Take the method without any extra hands in the brewing process in open tanks, basically without chaptalization, complementary acid and cultured yeast, fermented with wild yeasts (natural yeast). Very fine new wine is made in the vineyard, is practiced. Of the hauntingly flavored elegant wines is what differs significantly from random stressed body and alcohol content, and new oak wine, seen in many of the other California production. Is the gym for 20 years, vineyards have no wine-making has gone through the old Santa Barbara 18 ha of vineyards to pick up, from the vintage was released in 2001.
Au Bon Climat was founded in 1982.
Au Bon Climat Winery name is mean to say "well exposed vineyards, in France. Internationally recognised from grapes grown in California's Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc wines are grown.
Au Bon Climat wine brewery in the world famous "bien nasheed vineyard'.
Au Bon Climat, in 1989 and 1990, both by Robert Parker as best Winery in the world was published.
Also, Jim clendenen confidence is in the Los Angeles Times in 1992 "year-of-wine makers ', in 2001, food & wine magazine in, has been chosen in the year of wine makers.
Thought of a powerful wine that image from the bulk wine that he engaged in a big and very delicate and elegant Pinot Noir!
Was studied in the original God of Burgundy "Henry Jaye, ' and now representing the California Pinot Noir producers.
The concept of his wines
You build a tired wine enjoyed throughout the meal, rather than subjected to the contest and critic
The words Street, not too dark in the balance of good wine will drink.
In 1994, around the world in drinking オーボンクリマ was issued, オーボンクリマ made by wine professionals "master of wine' tasting, blind tasting is so hidden, whilst most experts
"This is the Romanée-Conti 1990! 」
"Great making hands of Henri jailed or Burgundy. 」<>
Come out and name were top Burgundy wines.
This winery was founded in 1982, is admired as a "California Henry Jaye ' around the world to now.|
General California wines are dominated by alcohol have higher body and punch of style to the built aiming for a delicate flavor took care of acid and low in alcohol.
Incidentally the winery name "Au Bon Climat' for France,
It seems to mean "well exposed vineyards'.
"Henry Jaye' for California
Reminiscent of Meursault, nuts and butter flavor and aroma.
Good balance of lively acidity and fruity Berry flavor and has a soft mouth.
It is high-quality California you want, please try to Burgundy lovers Chardonnay.
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