Cart 0 items: $0.00

Au Bon Climat

TOP

Clendenen Family

This not just another label, it is a project of passion for winemaker/owner Jim Clendenen.  These are artisan, small lots of distinctive wines where commerce is not the driving force. These wines have the luxury to be in barrel as long as they need it (5 years for the Nebbiolo!). Wines that are nuanced, long lived, food-friendly, with firm acidities, and moderate alcohol. For older vintages, see menu.

Sort By

Sumptuous, creamy and wonderfully inviting. The natural density and weight of the vintage are evident, and yet the wine retains terrific balance to play off a core of orchard fruit, pineapple, passionfruit, oak toastiness and floral notes. Grown in Clendenen’s certified organic, home vineyard planted in 1998. Scored 94 points/Editor's Choice Wine Enthusiast.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$50.00
 
SKU: CHCFV16Y

Sumptuous, creamy and wonderfully inviting. The natural density and weight of the vintage are evident, and yet the wine retains terrific balance to play off a core of orchard fruit, pineapple, passionfruit, oak toastiness and floral notes. Grown in Clendenen’s certified organic, home vineyard planted in 1998.  Score 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate; 94 points Antonio Galloni's Vinous; 95 points Jeb Dunnuck.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$50.00
 
SKU: CHCFV15Y
 

Grown in Clendenen’s certified organic, home vineyard planted in 1998. Rich and powerful on the palate, the wine has considerable textural richness and resonance. Orchard fruit, mint, white flowers and honey are framed by new French oak in this super-expressive Chardonnay. Scored 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.

12 In Stock
Add To Cart
$50.00
 
SKU: CHCFV14Y

A worthy little brother to our CFV "Le Bon Climat" Chard at half the price. This is a curvaceous wine offering apple, stone fruit and subtle tropical fruit aromas and flavors underscored by minerality.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$25.00
 
SKU: CHCFP18D
 

Great value! Even though the wine is on the young side, the wine is complex suggesting dried cherries, blackberries with a touch of Santa Maria brush. Surprisingly rich in the mouth. Worth twice the price.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$25.00
 
SKU: PNCFP17D

Dense and inky yet with grace. Lovely Bordeaux characteristics along with a classic dark berry character and medium, dusty tannins. Drinking very well now, but has the structure to easily age 5-10 years.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$35.00
 
SKU: PVCFV14Y
 

Dense and inky yet with grace. Lovely Bordeaux characteristics along with a classic dark berry character and medium, dusty tannins. Drinking very well now, but has the structure to easily age 5-10 years.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$35.00
 
SKU: PVCFV13Y

A deep, layered red with aromas and flavors of plums, dried roses and earth. Five years barrel age brought all the compents together harmoniously. Balance between the richness, the bright acidity, and moderated tannins, make this wine a versatile food wine. Enjoy with grilled salmon, roast pork, or mushroom risotto.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$25.00
 
SKU: NECPP17D
 

When you age a wine for over 4 years in barrel, you make sure the fruit is the finest every year. This deep red has aromas and flavors of plums, cherry and dried roses with a wonderful balance between the richness of fruit and complexity of age. Serve with a pork or lamb roast, or smoked turkey. 

In Stock
Add To Cart
$35.00
 
SKU: NECFV16Y

This is our “reserve” Nebbiolo utilizing Old World techniques including 72 months in French oak barrels. Classic Nebbiolo notes of spiced cherries, licorice, and new leather give way to a medium to full-bodied, elegant, seamless wine that reminiscent of a Barolo. It should evolve nicely for at least a decade. Scored 91 points Jeb Dunnuck.

In Stock
Add To Cart
$50.00
 
SKU: NECFP12Y