VOLUME 9, ISSUE 24
May 5, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Cork Dork Etude: Inspired Wines of the Carneros the Gardener: Got Organic Grapes? Bravium: Relish the Acidity Rivers-Marie: 2010 & 2011 Reflect the Challenges of Farming on the Edge Dunstan Wines from Durell Vineyard Foursight Wines: Family Excels with Pinot COBB Wines: No Wine Before Its Time Sips of Pinot: Wines Tasted Recently Rosé and Chardonnay: Recently Sampled Wines Pinot Briefs
Estancia Estates Winery
In 1986, Agustin Huneeus, then of Franciscan Estates, acquired the former Paul Mason vineyards near Soledid and established Estancia Winery. The brand is now part of Constellation.
The winery specializes in Monterey County Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The winemaker is Scott Kelley. The entry-level Pinot Noir is named Pinnacles Ranches and a second higher-end bottling is titled Reserve sourced primarily from the Stonewall Vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands.
Articles About Estancia Estates Winery
2006 Estancia Reserve Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir
14.5% alc., $24. · Sourced from the Stonewall Vineyard Estate. Moderately deep reddish-purple color. Bright black cherry and strawberry perfume. Earthy dark red fruits with a hint of raisin, tar and oak on the palate. Medium-weighted with respectable silkiness and easy drinkability. Reviewed September 5, 2009 ARTICLE »
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