August Truth

Owner(s) Ruth Harlan, Tom Harlan
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Tom and Ruth Harlan began making wine in the late 1990s in their garage. They now produce Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from Split Rock Vineyard (Sonoma Coast) and Hein Vineyard (Anderson Valley) at Crushpad as co-winemakers with consulting winemaker, Adam Smith.

The wines are sold through the winery's website store.

Reviewed Wines

2008 August Truth Hayley’s Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., $38. Crafted under the direction of Tom Harlan. · Moderately deep ruby color in the glass. Lovely aromas of black cherry pie and baking spices. Soft and velvety on the palate, expanding in the mouth with generous and hi-tone flavors of black cherries, finishing with a kiss of oak. Good (+). Reviewed July 23, 2011 ARTICLE »

2008 August Truth Split Rock Vineyard Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., pH 3.46, $38. Dijon clones. Aged 14 months in oak. Winemaker is Chris Nelson. Deeply colored. · Brooding black fruits which are super ripe with a kiss of oak. Noticeably intense and big-boned array of black raspberry and black plum flavors with a slightly stewed tone, underpinned with notes of earth and oak char. Reserved, slightly grainy tannins with a good acid backbone. Decent. Reviewed March 2, 2011 ARTICLE »

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