Wine Hyde de Villaine, "Ysabel" Pinot Noir, Sonoma Mountain, 2014
Wine of deep red color.
The taste of wine is well-balanced, fresh, elegant, with an excellent balance of fruit, floral and earthy notes of, with rounded tannins.
The aroma of wine is filled with fruity notes, notes of raspberries, herbs and subtle nuances of color.
Wine is perfect for pasta with porcini mushrooms, roast duck breast with plum sauce, fried chicken livers on toast.
Dry red wine "Ysabel" got its name as a tribute and in memory of Mrs. Isabel, the matriarch of the family de la Guerra. Vintage 2012 was similar to its climate c 2009. year. The days were warm and soft, with a gradual onset of cool nights, with no sudden changes in temperature, which allowed harvesting in September to get a well-matured and well-balanced taste berries. After maceration the wine was aged in 15 months in French barrels (20% of which - new) and bottled without filtration.
HDV (Hyde de Villaine) is a family company owners Hyde wineries in Napa Valley and Aubert and Pamela Des Wilen from the French Burgundy. Aubert de Vilaine, married a cousin Pamela Hyde, was at that time one of the most distinguished persons in Burgundy. He was born and grew up, soaking the rich tradition of French wine. Ober brings to the joint venture a solid foundation of true French winemakers. Larry Hyde came to Napa Valley for more than 30 years ago, driven by a great love of wine and the land. In 1979, Larry left his job as an assistant at several fine wineries Napa to acquire and cultivate the land Carneros, which later evolved into what we know today as the vineyards Hyde. Twenty-five years later, Hyde Vineyards became known, thanks, in particular, the unique terroir Carneros. In 2002, Stephen joined the winery to Viviers, who brought with him experience in the management of vineyards around the world.
Successful enterprise Hyde de Vilaine is the result of a unique partnership where each of the participants brought their skills and traditions. "If we now produce good wines and their quality is high, more than ever, it is only because we got back to the values that have made us famous - to the values of terroir "- says Aubert de Vileyn. Today, as president of the company takes Feyrbenks Charles, nephew of Aubert de Vileyna. Yes, it is entirely family-owned company. And each new vintage for them - new goals, traditions and experience.