VOLUME 9, ISSUE 24
May 5, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Cork Dork Etude: Inspired Wines of the Carneros the Gardener: Got Organic Grapes? Bravium: Relish the Acidity Rivers-Marie: 2010 & 2011 Reflect the Challenges of Farming on the Edge Dunstan Wines from Durell Vineyard Foursight Wines: Family Excels with Pinot COBB Wines: No Wine Before Its Time Sips of Pinot: Wines Tasted Recently Rosé and Chardonnay: Recently Sampled Wines Pinot Briefs
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Founded in 1983 by Gus and Phyllis Anderson, their son Todd, and daughter-in-law Dana Anderson.Set in the hills above St. Helena, this winery is known for its 11,000 square foot underground caves where wines are kept for extended aging. Owner Todd Anderson is involved with every phase of planting, growing, harvesting, crushing and vinification. The winery staff also includes chief vintner, Mac Sawyer, who has been at the winery since 2000.
Varietals include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Blends and Pinot Noir (from the estate Valhalla Vineyard in Napa Carneros and other bottlings from Dutton Ranch properties in Sonoma and Green Island Vineyard in Napa Carneros.
Tours and tastings by appointment Mon-Sat (707-963-8600). Website offers little information.
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