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
Founded in 1970 by wine enthusiasts from the San Francisco Bay area who refurbished the former Pagani Brothers Winery, originally established in 1906. Kenwood Vineyards sits on a 22-acre estate in Sonoma Valley and is housed in the original winery building. The winery produces multiple varietal wines including Pinot Noir. Grape sources include estate vineyards and other vineyards in Sonoma County. The value-priced Pinot Noirs are sourced from the Russian River Valley and are released under the Reserve and Sonoma County labels. Nothing extraordinary, but decent daily drinkers. Total production is 500,000 cases annually.
A tasting room is open daily on California Highway 12 in Kenwood. The wines are sold online and through retail distribution.
Articles About Kenwood Vineyards
2006 Kenwood Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
63,500 cases, $18. · Middleweight cherry-driven aromas and flavors with forest floor, oak and citrus accents. Substantial tannins dwarf the fruit. Reviewed April 18, 2009 ARTICLE »
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