Capiaux is the Pinot Noir venture from Sean Capiaux, the longtime winemaker and partner at O’Shaughnessy winery. The Widdoes vineyard is the source for some other amazing wines (DuMol, Kosta Browne, Bacio Divino, etc.). 

This wine greets you with a gorgeous nose of strawberries and bright red stone fruits. On the palate; this well-constructed youngster offers a full, intense body loaded with some more red and black stone fruit and a velvety appearance with a slight touch of earthiness and minerality. The wine finishes with an amazingly beautiful long finish.

Capiaux 2019 Chimera Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
GGWC 37.99
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Robert Parker 94 Points: “The 2019 Pinot Noir Chimera bottling is delicious this vintage and a great value. Medium ruby, it’s intensely scented of raspberry liqueur, blood orange, licorice, iron and earth. The full-bodied palate is plush, silky and open with generous, spicy fruits and a very long finish. It was aged 11 months in 10% new French oak.”

Winemaker Notes: “ Medium dark red to purple in color with a vibrant purple hue leads into perfumed aromas of dark berries, crème cherry and raspberry with a light vanilla oak note. Nicely integrated with red cherry fruit, pomegranate, and strawberry preserve. Chimera has a medium weight and tannins with a silky texture and a candied fruit finish.”

Vineyards: 40% Starscape Vineyard,  27% Widdoes Vineyard, 20% Sale Vineyard, 5% Pisoni Vineyard, 5% Wilson Vineyard and 3% Garys’ Vineyard

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