VOLUME 10, ISSUE 3
January 22, 2015
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Kutch Wines: 2013 Vintage Provided Compelling & Transparent Wines Alexana: Prescription for Pinot with Unlimited Refills En Garde: 2012 Pinots Very Promising Black Kite Cellars: Outstanding Pinot Noir in 2012 Dolin Estate: New Central Coast Pinots Offer Exceptional Value MacRostie Winery & Vineyards: Evolving to Embrace Quality Birichino: A Mischievous Pair Craft Unique Wines at Right Price Domaine de la Côte: Whole Cluster Goodness Skewis Wines: Pinot from Vineyards with a Pedigree DANCIN Vineyards: Rogue Valley Wines of Distinction Waxwing: Engaging Pinot from an Urban Winery MacPhail Proudly Releases First Estate Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted White Wines Pinot Briefs
Jean-Marie Truchard founded Lagniappe Wines to showcase distinctive regional styles of Pinot Noir. Her family has a tradition of winegrowing and winemaking in Napa Carneros. The wines are vegan. All profits are donated to animal charities and shelters.
Lagniappe ("lan-yap") is the French-Creole word for a "small unexpected treat" or "a little something extra."
The winemaker is Adam Smith, currently at Crushpad in Sonoma.
Articles About Lagniappe Wines
2009 Lagniappe Wines Split Rock Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir
14.2% alc., $55. Crafted under the direction of Jean-Marie Truchard. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. A floral nose with notes of savory herbs and subtle oak. Light in weight with soft tannins. Pleasing flavors of dark red berries and spice with some persistence on the fruity finish. Good. Reviewed July 23, 2011 ARTICLE »
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