Follow The Prince
twitter icon rss icon

Vineyard: Veranda

AppellationSanta Cruz Mountains
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2005 Burrell School Veranda Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., 336 cases. · Showy aromas of hi-tone black cherry and black raspberry fruit with plenty of smoky oak, a hint of barnyard and maybe even a touch of good Brett. Dusty fruit with a hint of spice and wood, but with a chemical note to the finish. Light, elegant and nicely balanced. Reviewed May 7, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2003 Burrell School Veranda Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., 675 cases. The Veranda Vineyard sits 800 feet above Monterey Bay and is planted to Pommard and Dijon clones. Aged in 50% new French oak. · Rich aromas of black cherry, herbs and nicely toasted oak. Black cherry, anise and oak flavors carry the attack. A burly wine with a woody edge throughout. Soft in texture and finishing with still lively acidity. Reviewed March 17, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2003 Burrell School Veranda Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.6% alc., 700 cases, $38. The Veranda Vineyard is at the southern end of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It is planted to a mixture of Dijon clones. Aging is in 70% new French oak. · A dark and rich Pinot that packs plenty of punch. The nose is appealing with multiple Pinot fruits evident enhanced by floral notes. It is a balanced wine on the palate showing strawberries, rhubarb, spice and mushrooms. The generous oak tannins are nicely immersed. A well-schooled Pinot. Reviewed November 26, 2006 WINERY » ARTICLE »