Large Format Bottles
Magnum (1.5 liters) = 2 bottles (750 ml); Double Magnum (3 liters) = 4 bottles; Jeroboam (5 liters) = about 6.5 bottles. These are ideal gifts for the wine connoisseur, anniversaries, and for celebrating with a group of friends.The larger the bottle, the slower it ages. This more gradual maturation process is beneficial to the wine.
One of a kind! From the 2013 vintage, this wine represents the best lots of Jim's Pinot Noir: 75% Isabelle, 20% Knox Alexander, and 5% Barham Mendelsohn. Sensational? Yes it is. The bottle is graced with a hand-etched and painted art piece called "Dance of the Pomegranites" by noted artist Yuroz. It is as stunning as the wine. Magnums only. Only 200 available.
Part of our elite "Blue Series", Isabelle is comprised of only the best cuvees each vintage. Consequently, it is consistently our top performing Pinot Noir year to year. Dark, rich, and layered, this regal wine is remarkable now, but will be even more integrated and complex in time. Score: 93 points Antonio Galloni's Vinous; 92+ points Robert Parker; 91 points Wine Spectator.
Named after Jim Clendenen's daughter. This wine is a CELLAR SELECTION of the best barrels of single vineyard of Pinot Noirs in the Au Bon Climat cellar from that particular vintage. Our premiere Pinot is dark, rich, luscious. 91 points Stephan Tanzer.
Named after Jim Clendenen's daughter. This wine is a selection of the best barrels of single vineyard Pinot Noirs in the Au Bon Climat cellar from that particular vintage. Our premier Pinot. 94 Points Wine Spectator; 92 points Wine & Spirits Magazine, 91 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Another gorgeous Pinot from ABC. Bright, focused and beautifully delineated. A layered wine of intense aromatics, precision and focus that exudes energy from start to finish. The 2014 is striking. It's as simple as that. Named after Jim Clendenen's son. Score: 94 points Antonio Galloni's Vinous; Score: 90 points Robert Parker.
Wonderfully aromatic and lively but deeply flavored with spicy cherry/raspberry fruit, dried herbs and dusty, earthy notes. A Pinot of power, elegance, and beauty, but most of all, balance. 92 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine, 90 points Robert Parker, 90 points The Wine Spectator.
Red fruit and berries dominate the aromas in this wine. The mouth is intense and acidic with red berries, earth, and spice. Named after Jim Clendenen's son. This wine is a VINEYARD SELECTION, of the best sections of Bien Nacido Vineyard. Score 92 points Stephan Tanzer.
A beautifully balanced Chard. Lovely aromas of apricot, lavender and caramel ebb into bright flavors of lemon/lime, and a fresh, spicy finish with vanilla, clove and honeydew melon. The richness and texture are increasing in the bottle. Score 93 points Antonio Galloni's Vinous. Score 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. Score 92 points Wine Spectator.