Getting giddy over Bouchaine’s 2014 Napa Pinot Noir

Sipping Bouchaine’s 2014 Napa Pinot Noir turns my palate giddy. Lots of blueberry and tart cherry notes make for an exceptionally easy pairing with a cracker topped with double cream brie, sour cherry spread and a sprig of thyme. Want to sip a glass and munch on a few pistachios? Super. The grilled chicken thighs and smashed potatoes were also a heavenly accompaniment. There aren’t many $19.99 pinots that are sustainably farmed with hit-it-out-of-the-park deliciousness. Several visits to the winery in Carneros, Calif., have made me a fan for life. A must stop when in California wine country.

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