Vineyard: Lafond

OwnerPierre Lafond
AppellationSta. Rita Hills
VarietiesChardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah

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2005 Lafond Vineyards Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

13.7% alc., 3,500 cases, $24. Lafond Winery & Vineyards is one of the Santa Rita Hills oldest wineries, established in 1972. The winery and tasting room is quite picturesque. · The aromas start out with barnyard and hay changing with time to a more mysterious composition of dark red fruits and anise. Sweet Jolly Rancher fruit dominates with cinnamon and chocolate notes. Elegant in style and readily appealing. Reviewed November 12, 2007 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2005 Lafond Vineyards Clone 777 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., 164 cases, $38. · Clone 777 is considered a complete clone in the sense that it can often make a good wine on its own. This wine has the typical black fruit profile of 777 with nice integration of oak and alcohol. The finish shows a tangy acidic edge. Reviewed July 23, 2007 WINERY » ARTICLE »