VOLUME 9, ISSUE 33
November 9, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Winemaker Ken Brown: Veteran Still On His Game Littorai: Balance & Harmony is Theme Dijon Clone 943: Early Reports Hahn Estates: Consistently Top Notch Mueller: Over 20 Years of Excellence in the Russian River Valley Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir A Life Worth Living: Russian River Valley Original Charles Bacigalupi 1924-2013 Pinot Briefs Why You Like The Wines You Like
Berridge Wine Company
Richard Berridge was one of the original founders of Duckhorn Wine in 1976. He now has two personal brands, Berridge, featuring Pinot Noir from the North Coast of California and Drystone, featuring wines from Central Otago, New Zealand.
A vineyard designate is produced from Manchester Ridge ($100) in 2009 along with appellation wines from Mendocino, Sonoma Coast, Anderson Valley, and Sonoma Mountain (all $45).
Articles About Berridge Wine Company
2009 Richard Berridge Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
14.8% alc., pH 3.43, TA 0.62, 247 cases, $45, released October 1, 2010. 94% Londer Vineyard. Aged in 41% new, 35% twice used and 18% once used French oak barrels. · Well oaked with fruit aromas and flavors of dark red cherries, plums and ripe strawberries. Soft on the palate with supple tannins. Nicely crafted in its style, but I prefer less oak. Good (+). Reviewed June 24, 2012 ARTICLE »
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