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
Drake Wines is a small, artisan, family owned producer of Pinot Noir sourced from Laetitia Vineyard and Bien Nacido Vineyard, both acclaimed sites on the Central Coast. Owner and winemaker Mark Cummins released his first Pinot Noir in 2005. Total production is about 500 cases, carried out in the old Lawrence Winery in the Edna Valley. The winery is dedicated to limited bottlings of block-designate wines that reflect a sense of please.
Drake is the surname on owner Mark Cummins father's side and the middle name of his oldest son.
Wines can be ordered through the website.
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