Juicy red fruit.
“Pinard,” is French slang for red table wine, and we find the name oddly fitting. This quirky, crushable wine is a blend of 55% Picpoul and 45% Pinot Noir sourced from Yolo County and the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California. The ultimate pretense-free, crushable Summer red.
- Florèz Wines was founded by James Jelks in 2017, and are all about prioritizing old world technique and sensibility in their wines.
- After completing his degree in Oenology at UC Davis, James studied winemaking all over the world for 10 years before starting his own project in Santa Cruz.
- Picpoul is a lean white grape commonly enjoyed in the Languedoc.
- The term “Pinard” originated from the rationed wine in WWI that French infantrymen loved so much.