Townley Wines

Owner(s) Lindsay Marie Barnes, Randal Townley Bennett
Web site www.townleywines.com
 
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Townley Wines was launched in 2007, a few years after Randal Townley Bennett left a 13 year career in management consulting. He apprenticed under noted winemakers Thomas Rivers Brown, Mike Smith and Erich Brandley. Currently he works as assistant winemaker at Sojourn Cellars under Erich Bradley. The wines are crafted at Crushpad in San Francisco.

Reviewed Wines

2009 Townley La Encantada Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., $48. Crafted under the direction of Randy Bennett. · Moderately deep reddish-purple color in the glass. Charming nose showing off plenty of red fruit, especially Bing cherries. Nicely composed and medium weighted with classy dark red fruit, balanced ripe tannins, and a slightly shallow finish. Good (+). Reviewed July 23, 2011 ARTICLE »