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Au Contraire wines are crafted for those who aim to live life to the fullest, who revel in turning the every day ordinary into something extraordinary. Our wines celebrate the spirit of taking on any challenge in life, no matter how insurmountable it may seem. This irresistible joie de vivre is artfully embodied on each Au Contraire label with a playful illustration that turns expectations on their heads. This Sonoma County winery from Taub Family Vineyards was inspired by beloved company founder, David S. Taub, who touched everyone he met with his charisma, compassion and tenacity. He would often use the phrase "Au Contraire!" to motivate colleagues, friends and family to seek out creative solutions and accomplish unexpected results. These expressive wines from top vineyards in Russian River Valley are dedicated to David's infectious approach to life. Outstanding quality is guaranteed by legendary California enologist, Tom Hinde, and his experienced team of viticulturists and winemakers. This premium rose is sourced from the heart of the Russian River valley's ideal Pinot Noir sites, including Green Valley, the most distinctive AVA of the North Coast.

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AU CONTRAIRE ROSE

AU CONTRAIRE ROSE
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USA
Region
Sonoma
Grape Varieties Pinot Noir
Description
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Alcohol 13.8 %
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Round and elegant with perfect balance, this Chardonnay offers a pronounced lemon citrus core with notes of pear and crisp apple lined with a hint of jasmine. A long, lingering finish includes a touch of minerality.

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Chardonnay - Russian River Valley

Country
USA
Region
Sonoma
Grape Varieties 100% Chardonnay
Au Contraire Chardonnay - Russian River Valley bottle
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Alcohol 13.8 %
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Medium lemon. Layers of floral notes are accented by intense and fresh citrus fruit and a hint of spice. Crisp acidity and a clean, refreshing mouthfeel.

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Pinot Gris

Country
USA
Region
California
Grape Varieties 100% Pinot Gris
Au Contraire Pinot Gris
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Alcohol 13 %
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Highly fragrant raspberry and plum with a soft earthy, mushroom tone accented by vanilla notes from the French oak barrel aging.

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Pinot Noir - Dutton Ranch

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USA
Region
Sonoma
Grape Varieties 100% Pinot Noir
Au Contraire Pinot Noir - Dutton Ranch bottle
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Alcohol 14.1 %
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Aromas of fresh cherry, tea and baking spice. Palate is broad and lush with roundness and purity of fruit.

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Pinot Noir - Lawler Vineyard

Country
USA
Region
Sonoma
Grape Varieties 100% Pinot Noir
Description
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Alcohol 14.1 %
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Elegant, silky, layered and complex, this Pinot Noir displays notes of ripe cherry, raspberry and plum with a hint of violet surrounded by subtle spice.

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Pinot Noir - Sonoma Coast

Country
USA
Region
Sonoma
Grape Varieties 100% Pinot Noir
Description
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Alcohol 13.8 %
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The Au Contraire Reserve Chardonnay Mighty Mouse wine is a blend of two vineyard sites within the Russian River Valley. The highly selected, premium growing sites produce complex fruit with firm acidity and a rich body. The wine is 100% barrel fermented for a rich, elegant style wine.

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Reserve Chardonnay Mighty Mouse

Reserve Chardonnay Mighty Mouse
Country
USA
Region
Sonoma
Grape Varieties 100% Chardonnay
Au Contraire Reserve Chardonnay Mighty Mouse
Description
Au Contraire wines are crafted for those who aim to live life to the fullest, who revel in turning the every day ordinary into something…
Alcohol 14.2 %
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