Red

2010 Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir La Bauge Au-dessus

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Santa Maria Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 27

  • Novicevg Likes this wine: 85 points

    June 8, 2020 - Jeff liked very much

  • Arensberg Likes this wine: 87 points

    July 26, 2018 - Good nose, had lost some fruit since the last time I tried it. The wine had entered a closed phase. Wish I would have drunk it a year or two ago, though it will be interesting to se how this wine will be in 5+ years.

  • jlhkiss Likes this wine: 92 points

    January 23, 2018 - More accessible than a year ago. Great balance, depth, and complexity for the price point. Aroma/flavor profile consistent with my previous notes. ABC makes great, old-world style Pinot, and this one should be good through 2022. Technical score: 92. Enjoyment score 92.

  • PaulusLoZebra Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 28, 2017 - Great aromatics immediately upon pouring; developed complexity after decanting; reached its peak after 45 minutes; vibrant cherry and raspberry, sweet spices, hints of anise and an occasional touch of vanilla; sweet red and blue fruit flavors; silky, smooth, medium body, great balance among acid, tannin and sweetness; long, sweet, spicy finish. Got a bit flabby with warmth, but a gentle cooling on top of the ice bucket brought it back to its optimal temperature.

  • Aravind Asok wrote:

    October 26, 2017 - Great showing. Decanted. Beautifully perfumed nose with spiced red cherry, a hint of cola/cocoa. Great complexity, and it kept changing; a bottle that I could just sit and smell. On the palate, wonderful acidity, cool red and blue fruit with a hint of spice on the finish; where there is the slightest hint of tannin. This is showing a beautiful mix of primary and secondary flavors right now, and showed just wonderfully. Sad this is my final bottle.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    Focus on Santa Barbara County (Dec 2014), 12/1/2014 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Au Bon Climat
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation La Bauge Au-dessus
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Santa Maria Valley
  • UPC Codes 850755000059, 857835003054

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 54 (22%)
  • Consumed 194 (78%)

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