Etude has handcrafted its celebrated Pinot Noir from the Carneros region for over 30 years and is now continuing its steadfast study of the varietal in the famed Santa Barbara County appellation. Influenced by the minimal-intervention philosophy of its parent winery, Lyric by Etude is an authentic expression of Santa Barbara Pinot Noir. Crafted to provide a pure sense of place, Lyric is reflective of the region’s nuances with its signature silky texture and bright red fruit flavor profile. Grab a 6-pack at this "Sideways" price.
Light on the nose with hints of cranberry, crushed gravel, wet slate and rose petals, this affordable bottling gives a good sense of minerality at a fair price. There's an herbal background to the bright palate, which offers tart pomegranate and hibiscus flavors.