Displaying vibrant hues of ruby that glimmer with a hint of blue, the 2011 Lyric by Etude Pinot Noir opens with classic varietal aromas of ripe cherry, raspberry and cranberry. The youthful palate generously showcases notes of baking spice and toasted almond that are enhanced by silky, round tannins. This true expression of a definitive Pinot Noir is inviting and approachable, but also displays a balanced structure and bright acidity, making it the perfect pair for an assortment of food.
Etude was founded on the philosophy that winemaking begins in the vineyard long before the harvest and that superior grape growing diminishes...
Etude was founded on the philosophy that winemaking begins in the vineyard long before the harvest and that superior grape growing diminishes the need for intervention by the winemaker, resulting in authentic varietal expression." -Jon Priest, Etude Winemaker. What began thirty years ago as a philosophical state of mind is now a state-of-the-art winemaking facility where the ancient art of winemaking is pursued with a singular passion.