Carpe Diem Pinot Noir
9 Ratings
Detail
9 Ratings
Carpe Diem Pinot Noir

Wine Details

Vineyard

Carpe Diem

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) Carpe Diem is the product of a classic Burgundian winemaking style using Pinot Noir clones from the Pommard and Dijon regions. Firepeak vineyard's unique location at the foot of an extinct volcanic peak has a soil composition that is a mixture marine sediment, clay and volcanic deposits. The hard volcanic sediment stresses the vines forcing deeper roots for more unique varietal characteristics. Small open top fermentation tanks are used with each lot, which are kept separately until the final ble...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 09/01/2013