Perception

Owner(s) Dean Felber, Shane MacNicholas, Mark Ray
Web site www.perceptionwines.com
 
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Founded in 2007 by winemaker Mark Ray and two long-time friends, Shane MacNicholas and Dean Felber, with the goal of producing handcrafted Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs, Chardonnay and Zinfandel. Ray had been an assistant winemaker with Ehren Jordan at Turley and Bob Cabral at Williams Selyem.

The majority of the small production is sold through a mailing list.

Reviewed Wines

2007 Perception Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.8% alc.. · Ripe dark berries are the featured fruit in this wine veering toward raisiny flavors. Hard to recognize as Russian River Valley. Moderately grainy, dry tannins. May have been watered back to reach the low alcohol. Decent. Reviewed April 8, 2010 ARTICLE »