A fantastic value for a classic Pinot Noir. The earthiness of this wine is balanced by a lot of fruit - typical of Pinots from Southern California. However, unlike many of those wines, this is not overly alcoholic, so you can enjoy a couple bottles of this with friends without worrying too much.
Louis Lucas, a third generation grape grower, and Superior Court Judge Royce Lewellen formed a partnership in 1996. With three diverse, high quality vineyards in Santa Barbara County they have been producing distinct wines of exceptional quality and value ever since. As the owners once said, "From the beginning, we set our sights on doing nothing that we couldn't be proud of. Today, I am pleased to say that I am proud of Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards, from the grapes, to the wines, to the staff of exceptional people who make it all happen. But, as we like to say: You ain't seen nothin' yet! The best is still to come."More from this winery
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