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Standish Wine Company

Owner(s) Ken Oswald, Miles Oswald
 
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A newer winery founded in 2004 by Ken and Miles Oswald, long-time grape farmers and winery principals. The winery sits on the Day Ranch which was purchased by the Oswalds from the Day family in 1978. The Oswalds are distantly related to the famous Mayflower pilgrim, Miles Standish. They produce a Pinot Noir which is vinified by winemaker Josh Chandler of Lazy Creek Cellars.

Reviewed Wines

2007 Standish Bosc Block Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.9% alc., 48 cases, $70. Released May 2009. Jackson (23) clone. Brix at harvest 25.25 Aged 11 months in 90% new French oak barrels, two rackings, unfined and filtered. This wine was offered for sampling at the Festival Press tasting but I did not get a chance to taste it. · Reviewed June 5, 2009 ARTICLE »

2006 Standish Wine Co. Mayflower Day Ranch Estate Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.61% alc., pH 3.65, 47 cases, $70. Released in the winter 2008. Aged 11 months in 90% new French oak. Unfined and filtered. · The wine has an orange tinge to the rim in the glass. Heavily oaked, rich and densely fruited, almost jammy. Very Caliesque in style. Decent. Reviewed June 8, 2010 ARTICLE »