2002 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Piner Ranch Vineyard

Aromas of dark plum, licorice and caramel. The palate shows black plum, with hints of red cherry, anise and dark chocolate. This wine is thick and cloying in the mouth. The 2002 Piner Ranch offers even more strength of fruit than the 2001, with a more rounded and intriguing fruit profile. ( 247 cases produced )

2002 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Olivet Lane Vineyard

Nose of sweet strawberries, vanilla and cinnamon. In the mouth is revealed sweet pungent strawberries, framed by subtle vanilla & cinnamon notes and supple tannins. This wine reminds us of driving through strawberry fields at the height of the season savoring the rich sweetness in the air. ( 185 cases produced )

2002 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Oehlman Vineyard

Floral essences of citrus blossom, raspberry fruit and spices. On the palate one senses tangerine blossom and sweet cran-raspberry fruits, with hints of tea. This feminine beauty has structure and a finish to dazzle. The fruit for the 2001 Vine Hill Road was entirely from this vineyard. This 2002 vintage Oehlman has the extra depth and concentration of fruit that we demand from our vineyard designated bottlings. ( 81 cases produced )

2002 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Gilbraith Vineyard

Aromas of tropical fruits, orange zest and white pepper. A sip reveals bursting flavors of orange zest, pink grapefruit and blueberry cream with hints of white pepper. A taste reveals a syrupy texture to this wine that won’t let the flavors end. ( 67 cases produced )

2002 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley

This Russian River Valley bottling is comprised of fruit from the Piner Ranch, Olivet Lane, and Oehlman vineyards exclusively. Our Russian River blend shows aromas of plum, red berry, mocha and spice. The palate shows a leading edge of rich dark plum fruit followed by vibrant flavors of red cherries, strawberries, cocoa, vanilla and a framing of soft tannins. ( 445 cases produced )

2002 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley

Notes of lemon, pear and cream in the nose. On the palate exists lemon, apple, honeysuckle and a slight nuttiness. As with the 2001, this wine has minimal oak presence. This is a very rich feeling wine in the mouth. ( 39 cases produced )