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Vineyard: Ruxton

AppellationGreen Valley of Russian River Valley
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2010 Paul Mathew Ruxton Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., pH 3.79, TA 0.56, 139 cases, $45. Released November 1, 2012. This vineyard is on the western edge of the Green Valley AVA. Goldridge soil. Dijon clones 667, 777 and 115. Aged 10 months in 50% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Very seductive nose displaying bright aromas of dark red cherries and berries, musk and spice. On the lighter side but charming, with flavors of dark red cherries and cola, sporting supple tannins, and offering crisp acidity on the finish. A seamless wine with enough spirit and flavor to satisfy. Very good. Reviewed December 8, 2012 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Paul Mathew Vineyards Ruxton Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., 275 cases, $35. The Ruxton Vineyard is located on the western edge of the Green Valley appellation. A two-acre block planted on Goldridge soils with Dijon clones 115, 667, and 777 was sourced for this wine. · This sturdy beauty is marked by lush black cherry fruit from start to finish. Earth and truffle notes add interest. Integrated tannins and a long, opulent finish. Reviewed July 7, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2005 Paul Matthew Vineyards Ruxton Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., $30. Winemaker Mat Gustafson. · Macerated ripe strawberries and cherries, exotic woods and oak are featured in the aromas and flavors. Silky texture and admirable balance. At this point in its development, the oak trumps the fruit. Reviewed August 24, 2007 WINERY » ARTICLE »