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Lionheart Wines

Owner(s) Leon C. Glover, Jennifer Glover
Web site www.lionheartwines.com
 
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Leon C. Glover is a self-taught chef and winemaker whose primary occupation is in the field of software engineering and business development. He is planning to enter the Master of Wine program in the near future. Lionheart Wines was launched with wife Jennifer in 2006. The wines are crafted at Crushpad in San Francisco and are sold on the website.

Reviewed Wines

2007 Lionheart Wines Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.61% alc., 48 cases, $40. This is a small boutique winery founded by winemaker Leon C. Glover III whose goal is crafting food-friendly wines. This wine is composed of clones 115, 667, 777 and 828. · The nose displays dusty dark fruit which is a touch candied and nicely accented by herbs. Some alcohol shows up over time in the glass. Moderately rich dark red fruits on the attack with a sidecar of savory herbs. The tannins are powdery and the finish is dry and pleasing. The wine picks up intensity in the glass and grows on you over time. Reviewed May 7, 2009 ARTICLE »