Vineyard: Corby

AppellationAnderson Valley
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2009 Londer Vineyards Corby Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.4% alc., $28. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Vibrant aromas of strawberries, cherries with a confected note, fading over time in the glass. Ripe strawberry and red cherry flavors in a lighter, silky styled wine with an earthy underpinning. Nothing out of place but doesn’t excite. Decent. Reviewed November 2, 2011 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2007 Phillips Hill Corby Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., 350 cases, $40. The Corby Vineyard was planted in 1995 along the east side of the Navarro River in the direct route of the fog channel from the Mendocino Coast. This is the first single vineyard-designate from this vineyard and may be the last as the property has been sold. 50% Pommard and 50% Dijon 115 clones. Yields were 2.5 tons per acre. Whole berry fermentation, 6 day cold soak, 16 days on the skins. Unfined and unfiltered. Aged 11 months in 40% new, 20% 1-year, and 40% seasoned French oak barrels. · Moderately light garnet color. The nose offers redder fruits, particularly Morello cherries, with a hint of flowers, grass and oak. Medium weighted cherries and strawberries on the palate with a touch of baking spices. Very sensual and satisfying mouth feel. Tasted twice with different impressions. At the Press tasting I was very impressed and rated the wine as excellent. Tasted at home I found it to be good but not exceptional. Pinot Noir is such a minx of a wine that declarations are always subject to the moment. Reviewed June 5, 2009 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2007 Phillips Hill Estates Corby Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., 350 cases, $40. · Demure spiced red fruit with complimentary oak and graham cracker flavors presented in an elegant fashion with a silky texture and spot-on balance. This wine displays the sensual side of Pinot Noir. Reviewed January 1, 2009 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2007 Phillips Hill Winery Corby Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

350 cases, $40. Proprietor and winemaker Toby Hill is making his mark in the Anderson Valley with beautifully crafted and limited production vineyard-designated Pinot Noirs from Mendocino County. Hill is an artist as well and his labels are very eye-catching. The wines are sold through a mailing list wine club and the Phillips Hill tasting room in Philo on Highway 128. · A thoroughly satisfying cherry-driven Pinot that is well-spiced, lightly weighted, with perfect integration of tannins and acid. This wine really shows off the bright and juicy Anderson Valley fruit that pinotphiles love to come home to. Reviewed April 18, 2009 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Londer Vineyards Corby Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

A “trainer” Pinot Noir that is light and delicate with tasty strawberry flavors. I call this “Londer Light.” · Ready to drink now and will pair will with roast chicken and lighter fare. Reviewed June 9, 2008 WINERY » ARTICLE »