2007 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, Hellenthal Vineyard (262 cases)
Nose of stone fruits, hints of anise and maple syrup. On the palate is found intense flavors of mixed berries, dried currants, blackberries, with a jam like quality and hints of tea and nuts. A rich and cloyingly dense concentrated wine. This vintage reminds us of the 2004 for its palate engulfing qualities. Looking for some complexity? Interested in a challenge? Do you like a tease? Then this wine is for you. The Hellenthal has a depth of fruit & character that is unparalleled. It will keep you guessing as to what it was you tasted, and just when you think you know, it will throw you another dimension!
2007 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Salzgeber Vineyard (129 cases)
Aromas of deep red fruits, vanilla and coffee. A lush texture hits the palate carrying with it rich fruits of red cherries, plums and cocoa with framing acidity, moderate tannins and cola notes. This wine offers a wonderful expression of red fruits. The fruit flavors hang mid palate setting the stage for a long finish.
2007 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, Balletto Vineyard (255 cases)
Pungent, deeply concentrated berry aromas with a touch of cinnamon. An enticing mix of black plum and boysenberry coupled with a spectrum of spices and wonderfully drying tannins that intertwine harmoniously and carry through to a long finish. This feminine beauty will grab your attention with fragrant aromatics, then treat your palate to a varying array of sweet fruits and subtle spices that linger and linger.
2007 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Oehlman Vineyard (267 cases)
Alluring and inviting floral aromas with citrus and red fruits. Lovely sweet cran/raspberry fruits, followed by hints of citrus and rose petal essences. The Oehlman always has a lively acidity that carries this medium bodied wine to a viscous finish. Want a glass or two of wine as you prep dinner? How about a glass or two after dinner as you finish your evening. Then this is your wine. But beware, it may be gone before you realize.
2007 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley (268 cases)
Expressive aromas of red fruits and vanilla. Flavors of strawberries and cherries flood the palate with engaging tannins and moderate acidity. An intensity of the fruits carry through the mid palate, offering great texture and finishing with a velvety mouth feel. This wine is a blend of our R.R.V. designates and typifies the prettiness of a WesMar appellation wine.
2007 Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast (316 cases)
Nose offers a mélange of dark fruits, dark tea and spices. This weighty wine shows flavors of mixed fruits comprised of black cherries, black plums complimented with coffee, and spices. Like the Balletto, the fruit tannins are forthright and complimentary within the richness of its framework. This wine is a blend of Hellenthal and Balletto vineyards + a dash.