VOLUME 9, ISSUE 46
August 25, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Charles Heintz Vineyards: Getting to Know Winegrower Charlie Heintz and the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from His Very Special Vineyard Lucienne: Very Special Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands Formaglini Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted Wines A New Wave of Outstanding Print Wine Magazines Pinot Briefs Winemaker Up Close & Personal Paul Clifton, Director of Winemaking, Hahn Estates
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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