VOLUME 9, ISSUE 39
March 29, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir - The Seminars Adventures on the Pinot Trail: World of Pinot Noir: The Tastings Talisman: 2010 Pinots are a Giant Step Up from the Ordinary Pfendler Vineyards: Exceptional Wines in 2012 Honor Peter Pfendler Bernardus Winery: Pinot Noir Transcends the Ordinary Winter Games: Taste of International Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted California Wines Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Wines Pinot Briefs On The Pinot Trail: Rocking K Vineyard Cottages
Kings Mountain Vineyards
A tiny producer of Pinot Noir located on Kings Mountain Road in Woodside, California in the Santa Cruz mountains appellation, Skyline sub-region. The area is one of the coolest wine growing regions in California. The vineyards was planted in 1992 on a private estate that dates to the late 1800s. 520 vines cover just over one acre. The vines are dry farmed and hand maintained.
The winery produces about 400 cases of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and a Bordeaux blend each year.
The 2005Pinot Noir won the People's choice and Best in Show awards at the Fifth Annual Monterey County Fair Wine Challenge in 2009.
The wines may be purchased from the website store. 650-851-7551.
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