VOLUME 9, ISSUE 46
August 25, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Charles Heintz Vineyards: Getting to Know Winegrower Charlie Heintz and the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from His Very Special Vineyard Lucienne: Very Special Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands Formaglini Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted Wines A New Wave of Outstanding Print Wine Magazines Pinot Briefs Winemaker Up Close & Personal Paul Clifton, Director of Winemaking, Hahn Estates
Scott Family Estate
Scott Family Estate is part of the Rutherford Wine Company wine family that includes Rutherford Ranch, Round Hill and Lander Jenkins wines. Scott produces ultrapremium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from family farmed vineyards in the Arroyo Seco appellation of Monterey County.
The Rutherford Ranch Winery is on the site of the original Round Hill Winery started in the 1970s by Ernie and Virginia Van Asperen. Marko and Theo Zaninovich, long-time share holders with the Van Asperen family, acquired the winery in 2000. The estate vineyards were replanted and the winery and tasting room underwent significant renovations.
The winemaker is Steve Rued, a graduate of University of California at Davis. He was the winemaker at Kenwood Vineyards before joining Rutherford Wine Company in 2005.
The wines are sold on the website. The tasting room at 1680 Silverado Trail S. in St. Helena is open daily.
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