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
The Crinella Estate Vineyard is located in Forestville in the Green Valley appellation. 30 acres of Pinot Noir have been planted to multiple heritage and Dijon clones by the Crinella family beginning in 1999. The vineyard manager is Jim Pratt.
The Crinella family intended initially only to be growers but by 2006 had released their first Estate Pinot Noir. The wine is sold on the website.
Articles About Crinella Wines
2007 Crinella Vineyards Estate Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
14.5% alc., $40. Winemaker is Rod Berglund of Joseph Swan Vineyards. · Moderately light in color. Aromas of dark cherries, raisins, sawdust and oak. Ripe, slightly roasted red fruit flavors that are on the lighter side enrobed by healthy tannins. Soft and clean but flavors don’t excite. Decent. Reviewed June 8, 2010 ARTICLE »
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