Vineyard: Jenkins

AppellationRussian River Valley
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2012 Ten Acre Jenkins Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc.. · Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. Effusive aromas of black raspberry and spice. Mid weight flavors of black raspberry and blackberry fruits with some earthiness and oak seasoning. Structured, with slightly grippy tannins on the persistent finish. Score: 90-91. Reviewed April 4, 2015 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2012 Lynmar Estate Jenkins Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., $70. SF. This vineyard is located in the Sebastopol Hills. Clones 115 and 777 planted in Goldridge soils. A warmer site. Aged in 55% new French oak barrels. · Dark reddish purple color in the glass. Enticing aromatics that brighten the glass with aromas of Rainier cherry, black raspberry and pie spice. The flavors of dark berries and black cherries are accented with anise and dark chocolate. The wine is soft in the mouth and pleasant, but the fruit doesn’t pop at this stage. Score: 90. Reviewed July 19, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2011 Ten Acre Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., pH 3.60, TA 0.62, 350 cases, $38. Select barrels intended to capture the essence of the Russian River Valley AVA. Sources include Cummings, Jenkins, Stephens and LaCzar vineyards. Various clones, aged in 33% new, 33% 1-year-old, and 33% 2-year-old French oak barrels. Some unspecified whole cluster fermentation. · Medium reddish-purple color and unfiltered appearance in the glass. Scents of black cherries, tobacco oak, forest floor and spice. Middleweight flavors of black cherry, black raspberry, pomegranate and cola. Rich and fruity with balanced tannins. Solid, but not exceptional. Score: 87. Reviewed July 21, 2013 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2011 Ten Acre Jenkins Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.58, TA 0.61, 180 cases, $65. Vineyard located on a hillside outside Sebastopol and planted by Charlie Chenoweth in 2001 in Goldridge and gravely loam soils. Clones 667, 777 and 115.Yields 1.5 to 2 tons per acre. Aged in 50% new French oak barrels. · Moderately dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Fresh aromas of dark cherries and berries with a subtle complement of oak. Very flavorful in a mid weight style, hitting the mid palate with intensity and finishing with power. The core features perfectly ripened black cherry and blueberry fruit with a good dose of spice. The fruit really grabs your attention. My only nit is the specter of alcohol in the background. Score: 89. Reviewed July 21, 2013 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Lynmar Winery Jenkins Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., 460 cases, $60. From a 20-acre vineyard planted to Dijon clones 115, 667 and 777 overlooking the town of Sebastopol in the Russian River Valley. Heavy coastal fog and Goldridge soils. Second Lynmar vineyard designate wine from this vineyard. The website is Lynmar wines are world class and highly desirable. · This wine is all about red cherries, fraise de bois as well as black fruits like plums and blackberries. Restrained and delicate, it is finely spiced and beautifully constructed. Reviewed April 7, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »