VOLUME 10, ISSUE 4
February 8, 2015
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
2008 Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs: Time to Pop the Corks? Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Pinot Noir Wine as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle: 2014 in Review - Prologue Governments & Alcohol Action Groups Have a Loud Voice in 2014 Alcohol and Weight Gain Pinot Briefs
Scheid Vineyards is one of California's largest and longest-standing winegrowing operations. total acreage under vines is 4,000 acres over 10 estate vineyards all in Monterey County (spread over 4 AVAs). The Scheid family made their first wine under the Scheid label in 1989.
The winery handcrafts small lot, artisan wines from ten estate vineyards in Monterey County. The Pinot Noir is sourced from six of those vineyards with Riverview Vineyard comprising 57% of the blend. Other vineyards in the blend include Mesa del Rio, Scheid, Viento and Central all located in the Greenfield area. 1% Syrah and 1% Petite Sirah are added in. A reserve bottling of ten specially-selected barrels aged 19 months in 100% French oak is also offered.
Scheid Vineyards sells grapes to 20 wineries and custom crushes wine for 20 winery clients. Bulk wine is sold to 40-50 wineries annually.
The winemaker is Dave Nagengast.
Two tasting room locations: Wine Lounge on Cannery Row in Monterey open daily and Estate Winery and Tasting Room at 1972 Hobson Ave., in Greenfield also open daily.
Articles About Scheid Vineyards
2007 Scheid Vineyards Reserve Monterey County Pinot Noir
390 cases, $50. · Moderately light rouge color. Veers to the ripe side but the aromas and flavors are intriguing with notes of strawberries, raspberries, red currants and rhubarb with hints of raisin and brioche. Mild dry tannins, soft in the mouth, with some persistence on the finish. Reviewed January 27, 2011 ARTICLE »
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