Posts tagged: Pinot

Foxen Pinot 94+ Points – Only 5 cases allocated

Bill Wathen and Dick Doré (also known as the “Foxen Boys”) have been making wine together since 1985, when they founded Foxen Winery & Vineyard at the historic Rancho Tinaquaic in northern Santa Barbara County. Since that time, their dedication has remained the same—the creation of very small production, sustainably-farmed, vineyard-focused wines using a “minimalist” approach to […]

97 case production wins blind tasting, only 6 allocated

The 2010 Cobb “Jack Hill” won our Pinot extravaganza tasting. The lineup included: Anthill “Campbell Ranch” 94 WA Talley “Rincon” 93 WA Kosta Browne Kanzler 93 WA Ayoub 95 WS DuMOL “Finn” 94 WA Patz & Hall “Hyde” 95 WS Archery Summit “Arcus Estate” 93 WA Shea “Homer” 93 WA Brittan “Gestalt” 94 WA COBB […]

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Tyler Bentrock 95 Point Pinot (124 cases produced, only 5 allocated)

This is Tyler’s second bottling of this exceptional vineyard site. Set a few miles to the west of La Encantada on steep east-southeastern slopes covered in Monterey shale. This bottling is quite small at only 124 cases, but of exceptional quality from a young vineyard. Tyler 2012 Pinot Noir “Bentrock” Santa Rita Hills Retail 65.00 […]

Holiday Wine Tasting Recap

The holiday tasting was yet another great success, and my apologies for those who I had to turn away – it helps to make those RSVP’s ASAP! Our line-up was amazing, and the crowd was excited to meet many star-studded winery owners and representatives. I need to acknowledge all of them – Alondra, Arbe Garbe, […]