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Vineyard: Lindsay Estate

OwnerPaul Hobbs
AppellationRussian River Valley
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2011 Paul Hobbs Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., $50. Sourced from selected lots of fruit from Katherine Lindsay Estate, Bellflower, Fraenkle, Gap’s Crown, Ulises Valdez and Walker Station vineyards. Clones Beba, Calera, 115, 667 and 777. Yields 1.4 to 3.4 tons per acre. Indigenous fermentation, 2.5% whole cluster, aged 11 months in 45% new French oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Black cherries and berries are featured on the nose and palate in a big, bold, dense style with notes of cola, oak, anise, dark chocolate and clove spice. Generous tannins support the concentrated fruit. Finishes with a fruit-driven flourish, leaving a hint of heat in its wake. A Schwarzenegger wine. Score: 86. Reviewed July 21, 2013 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2011 Paul Hobbs Katherine Lindsay Estate Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.2% alc., $80. Goldridge sandy clay loam. Harvest Brix 25.2º. Indigenous fermentation in stainless steel open-top fermenters. 5% whole cluster. Aged 15 months in 63% French oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered. · Dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Lovely aromas of Bing cherries, dark berries and dark chocolate. Soft and smooth as a baby’s bottom, with good depth and richness of dark berry, cola and clove flavors, and finishing goodness. A ripe, juicy, and generous wine with modest tannins and a good tug of oak on the finish. Score: 92. Reviewed September 5, 2013 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2005 Paul Hobbs Lindsay Estate Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.8% alc., $85. · A plush wine with a striking mid-palate richness. Still backward with plenty of tannin at this point. Reviewed March 5, 2007 WINERY » ARTICLE »