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Sonoma Cutrer Vineyards

Owner(s) Brown-Forman
Web site www.sonomacutrer.com
 
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Sonoma Cutrer is primarily a large case producer of Chardonnay that was originally founded in 1973. The Pinot Noirs are primarily produced for the restaurant trade. Sourced from Sonoma Cutrer’s Vine Hill Vineyard, Owsley Vineyard, Les Pierres Vineyard and The Cutrer Vineyard and include a “market basket” of clones including Pommard, 667, 777 and 828. Their wine is crafted with care typically given to small lot boutique Pinot Noir producers. Terry Adams is the winemaker.

Reviewed Wines

2005 Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Darkly fruited from start to finish with plenty of oak and char throughout. Blackberries and boysenberries saturate the palate. Attractive farmyard and herbal accents. Very clean finish. Still some tannins to shed. Reviewed April 7, 2008 ARTICLE »

2005 Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., $40. · Oak and char dominate the aromas. Rich dark fruit attack followed by oak and herbal notes that last to the clean finish. Still has some unresolved tannins. More oak driven than the 2004 vintage. Reviewed February 18, 2008 ARTICLE »

2004 Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., $40. Sourced from Sonoma Cutrer’s Vine Hill Vineyard, Owsley Vineyard, Les Pierres Vineyard and The Cutrer Vineyard and include a “market basket” of clones including Pommard, 667, 777 and 828. The wine is crafted with care typically given to small lot boutique Pinot Noir producers. Terry Adams is the winemaker. · Vibrant wild berry fruit on the nose with oak and green tea notes. Tasty cherry fruit enhanced with oak and herbs. Full in the mouth with soft texture and refined acidity. Reviewed February 18, 2008 ARTICLE »