|2007 Pine Ridge, Charmstone, Red Blend
The 2007 Charmstone displays a deep ruby hue and
inviting nose of cherry, blackberry and black currant
fruit enhanced by subtle hints of toasty oak,
cinnamon and cream. The palate is taut and intense
with dark berry, plum and red cherry fruit clinging to
firm tannins. The dark flavors develop into notes of
cocoa, vanilla and coffee over the lingering finish.
This wine will show even more complexity after a few
years in the cellar or up to an hour in a decanter.
FOOD PAIRING: Despite a high percentage of
Cabernet Sauvignon, Charmstone's bright fruit and
fine tannins allow this wine to pair beautifully with
lighter dishes like grilled shrimp and the complex
flavors of stuffed eggplant as well as the usual array
of steaks and chops.
This wine is only available at Pine Ridge Vineyards.
"...an elegant Bordeaux varietal blend offering
sweet, supple tannins, floral, black currant and
black cherry notes..." 90 points - Robert Parker's
The Wine Advocate
"I look forward to working with the seasoned
team here to continue to produce classically
proportioned wines that are the hallmark of
-Michael Beaulac, winemaker
|Michael Beaulac, winemaker
find the successor to a winemaking
history dating back to 1978 when the
winery was founded, Michael Beaulac
has been appointed Winemaker and
General Manager at Pine Ridge
Vineyards. Inheriting the role shaped
by Stacy Clark for over 25 years,
brings his expertise in winemaking with
an emphasis on Bordeaux varietals
from his eight years as winemaker at
St. Supery Vineyards and Markham
Vineyards prior to that.
In his new role, Michael will oversee all
grape growing and winemaking
operations as well as facilities
management at our winery. “With the
winery's exceptional reputation and
collection of estate vineyards, this
position is a winemaker's dream.
I look forward to working with the
seasoned team here to continue to
produce classically proportioned
wines that are the hallmark of Pine
Ridge,” says Michael.
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