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Vineyard: Lingenfelder Vineyard

AppellationRussian River Valley
Story3 acres west of the town of Fulton in the Russian River Valley. The soil is well-drained "Huchica loam" typical of this area. Planted in 1996 to the Martini clone.
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2012 Siduri Lingenfelder Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., 211 cases, $48. Release June 2014. · Medium reddish purple color in the glass. Very aromatic, with expressive scents of cherry, nutmeg and rose petal. Good attack and finish with plenty of sappy black cherry fruit. Juicy and refined, but shouldering too much oak at present. This wine should be cellared for at least a year to integrate the oak. Score: 90. Reviewed April 19, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2011 Benovia Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 1,600 cases, $38. 60% Martaella Vineyard blended with grapes from Martinelli, Lingenfelder, Dutton and Petersen vineyards. Multiple heirloom and Dijon clones. Aged 16 months in 40% new French oak barrels. · Delicate but pleasing aromas of red cherry, baking spice and rose petal lead to lighter weight flavors of cherry, spice, cola and tarry oak. Score: 86. Reviewed January 20, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2007 Brogan Cellars Lingenfelder Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.3% alc., $65. · Moderately dark reddish purple color. Reticent aromas of dark fruits and oak. A full-on palate of mixed berry fruits with plenty of tannin and a cola and citrus note in the background. A husky wine with an impressive core of fruit that needs time for integration of the tannin. Good. Reviewed September 8, 2010 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Brogan Cellars Lingenfelder Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

15.3% alc., $60. From a Pommard clone block. Aged 11 months in 50% new French oak barrels. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Opens slowly in the glass, revealing intense crushed berry, black cherry and dark chocolate aromas. Rich and toasty ripe dark fruits fill the mouth with pleasure. The tannins have melded and the wine is all silk and satin. The intense fruit, prominent oak and high alcohol all come together in harmony. Very good. Reviewed September 8, 2010 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2005 Brogan Cellars Lingenfelder Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., $55. · An earthy, savory wine with plenty of tasty black raspberry and black plum fruit and a dash of allspice and oak reflecting its Pommard and Martini clonal origins. The mouthfeel is rich and pleasing with well defined tannins holding the fruit in check. A seamless wine that has staying power for over an hour in the glass. Very good (+). Reviewed September 8, 2010 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2004 Brogan Cellars Lingenfelder Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.8% alc., 75 cases, $48. Aged 11 months in 50% new French oak barrels. Blend of Pommard and Martini blocks. · Moderate reddishpurple color in the glass. The nose is highlighted by purple fruits with a dash of soy, tea and purple roses. Very tasty big-boned core of cassis and black plum flavors with oak playing a supporting role. Nicely composed with a smooth texture, flannel tannins and a big fruit-driven finish. Drinking perfectly now. Very good. Reviewed September 8, 2010 WINERY » ARTICLE »