VOLUME 9, ISSUE 44
July 28, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Anderson Valley: Newfound Perception of Quality 17th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival May 15-18, 2014 Anderson Valley, California Highlights of the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival Technical Conference Press Tasting of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Tastings with Winemakers: Drew, Balo, Bink, Knez and Signal Ridge Two AV Wineries of Special Mention: Maggy Hawk and Domaine Anderson More Sips of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Pinot Briefs
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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