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
Wurtele Vineyard is located between two Spring Mountain estate properties in the Spring Mountain District of the Napa Valley. The 30-acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard was planted in 1990 by the Raymond family, and was bought by Angus and Margaret Wurtele in 1995. In 1999, they bought the Yverdon Vineyard, also on Spring Mountain., and sold this vineyard and winery to Jackson Family Wines. They retain ownership of Wurtele Vineyard and Terra Valentine
The father-son winemaking team of Sam and Phil Baxter was hired as winemakers for the Terra Valentine label. Sam became the Managing Partner and President of Terra Valentine.
Both a Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir are offered in addition to several Cabernet Sauvignon wines, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc.
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