VOLUME 9, ISSUE 33
November 9, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Winemaker Ken Brown: Veteran Still On His Game Littorai: Balance & Harmony is Theme Dijon Clone 943: Early Reports Hahn Estates: Consistently Top Notch Mueller: Over 20 Years of Excellence in the Russian River Valley Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir A Life Worth Living: Russian River Valley Original Charles Bacigalupi 1924-2013 Pinot Briefs Why You Like The Wines You Like
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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