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Vineyard: Black Ridge

AppellationSanta Cruz Mountains
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2007 Black Ridge Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., 198 cases, $39. · Very complex aromas of black cherries, kid glove, pine forest, green garden, grassland and oak char. Delicious and crunchy dark berry fruit set off by bright acidity. Deeply flavored but not weighty, with deft use of oak, and a finish that goes on and on. A Pinot lover’s cup of tea. Reviewed July 9, 2009 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Black Ridge Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., 183 cases, $39. · Moderately deep ruby color. The aromatics are dominated by alcohol, but there are some nice black cherry and medicine cabinet notes. The spiced cherry core is enticing and the bright acidity creates a tangy finish. Definitely needs food. A respectable inaugural release for this new winery, but plenty of work lies ahead to bring this up to the standards of the California Big Dogs. Reviewed May 26, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Black Ridge Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., $41. · Delicate aromas of cherries, oak, herbs and a hint of alcohol. Plenty of cherry and berry flavors to satisfy with a vein of oak and herbs running through. Admirable elegance with nicely balanced t n’ a. My wife raved about this wine. Reviewed March 15, 2009 WINERY » ARTICLE »