VOLUME 9, ISSUE 44
July 28, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Anderson Valley: Newfound Perception of Quality 17th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival May 15-18, 2014 Anderson Valley, California Highlights of the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival Technical Conference Press Tasting of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Tastings with Winemakers: Drew, Balo, Bink, Knez and Signal Ridge Two AV Wineries of Special Mention: Maggy Hawk and Domaine Anderson More Sips of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Pinot Briefs
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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