In 1975, legendary vintner and pioneer Josh Jensen founded Calera (Spanish for “lime kiln”) high in the Gavilan Mountains of California’s majestic Central Coast. In the four decades since Calera has helped establish the Central Coast as one of the New World’s most exciting wine regions while earning acclaim as one of California’s iconic wineries. Crafted using grapes from a handful of the finest vineyards on the Central Coast, this alluring wine offers enticing aromatics, soft, velvety tannins, and vibrant fruit and spice. This Pinot Noir is nuanced and complex with a long, lush finish, making it a benchmark for the region.
Sourced from some of the Central Coast’s most acclaimed Pinot Noir vineyards, this wine displays alluring aromas of ripe cherry and juicy red raspberry, with hints of briar patch and caramel. On the palate, the lush berry flavors glide across soft, supple tannins with an undercurrent of bright acidity, adding poise and polish to a long, focused finish.
This beautifully lush and supple Pinot Noir draws you in with the inviting aromas of raspberry, dark cherry, dried sage, and sweet tobacco leaf. On the palate, soft, supple tannins frame alluring layers of wild strawberry and Bing cherry, with hints of cracked black pepper and spice emerging on a long, satisfying finish. – WINEMAKER