Ampelos Cellars - "Lambda" Pinot Noir (2016), 750ml
The 2016 "Lambda" Pinot Noir from Ampelos Cellars is organic, biodynamic, and vegan. This smooth, mellow wine is aromatic and elegant with notes of cherry and spice.
- Origins: Sta. Rita Hills, California
- Varietal: Red Wine
- Grape: 100% Pinot Noir
- Vintage: 2016
- Vineyard: Ampelos Cellars
- Alcohol Content: 14.1%
- Character: Intensely aromatic, notes of cherry, spice, and minerality
- Pairing: Root vegetables, legumes, mushroom dishes
- Vegan Friendly
- Certified Organic
- Certified Biodynamic
- Certified Sustainable
Ampelos Cellars’ 2016 "Lambda" Pinot Noir is a fabulous, deep, jewel-like red. It opens with brimming aromas of rich cherry cola, raspberry, and boysenberry, balanced by some warming Mediterranean spice and bright, smooth minerality. This is a medium-bodied, dry red with supple tannins, a nice acidity, and a velvety, mellow finish. Based in the cool climate area of the Sta. Rita Hills, Ampelos Cellars is proud to produce wines that are certified organic, biodynamic, and sustainable. Ampelos Cellars uses natural fermentation techniques with minimal intervention to produce natural wines that are elegant, unique, and supremely drinkable. Its refined, intensely aromatic 2016 "Lambda" Pinot Noir is a celebration of this conscious respect for the soil, the grapes, and the wine-making process. Enjoy the Ampelos 2016 "Lambda" Pinot Noir slightly chilled at 55°F. Serve in large, bell-shaped glasses to really appreciate that bold nose and terroir-driven palate.
100% Pinot Noir. No Sulfites Added.
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I serve the 2016 Ampelos Cellars "Lambda" Pinot Noir with?
Pair the earthy lightness of this supremely fine Pinot with earthy, light vegan dishes. Try serving it with a wild mushroom risotto with roasted asparagus, a root vegetable galette, or a puy lentil and beet salad with vegan feta crumbles.