VOLUME 9, ISSUE 38
February 22, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Williams Selyem Estate Vineyard: A Description & Vertical Tasting Tasting Aged Williams Selyem Pinot Noir: Bottled Surprises Pinot Noir “Clone 95”: Dick Erath Revives an Old Treasure Failla Wines Sips of Recently Tasted Wines Hearty Burgundy Celebrates 50 Years Tasting Rooms Threatening to Overtax Healdsburg and Sonoma 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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