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ORENTANO Pinot Noir,  Russian River Valley Buoncristiani Vineyards travelfood.com
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ORENTANO Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley

Complimentary ground shipping on 3 or more bottles. USE CODE VINO*

WHY WE LOVE IT:

  • Gold Medal, LA Wine Competition. 
  • Sonoma, Russian River grapes form the R. Buoncristiani vineyard 
  • Lighter bodied Pinot Noir - very food friendly

WINEMAKER: Ron Buoncristiani and Chris Demetre

WHAT WE TASTED: More New World than Burgundian, flavors of blueberries and ripe purple fruit with a delightful bit of cocoa and vanilla on a complex long finish.

AVA DESIGNATED: Russian River, Sonoma  

WHAT WE PAIRED:

  • Grilled salmon teriyaki, Japanese rice, miso broccoli
  • Roasted 5-spice pork belly bao, pickled cucumber, cilantro
  • Seared Chicken breast, lemon-caper butter sauce

 PERSONALITY: Ron's grandfather made wine in Italy and taught him as they spent weekends leaving their home in San Francisco to create the R. Buoncristiani vineyard in the Russian River. Several wineries purchase the highly prized grapes of this vineyard. Ron and Melanie, long time Marin folks, are cousins with the Buoncristiani’s of Napa Valley.

TECHNICAL: 

  • Clones are blends of 115 and 777
  • Aged in 30% New French Oak
*Ground shipping in states where allowed. Temperature control shipping in effect May 15 through Sept 15 to protect these fine wines. A small fee will be added to each shipment. You may choose 2 day or overnight air also*
    Regular price $44.00