VOLUME 9, ISSUE 46
August 25, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Charles Heintz Vineyards: Getting to Know Winegrower Charlie Heintz and the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from His Very Special Vineyard Lucienne: Very Special Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands Formaglini Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted Wines A New Wave of Outstanding Print Wine Magazines Pinot Briefs Winemaker Up Close & Personal Paul Clifton, Director of Winemaking, Hahn Estates
Maple Creek Winery
Maple Creek Winery, Ranch and Vineyards is owned by partners Linda Stutz and Tom Rodrigues. The estate consists of 180 acres. The vineyard consists of 12 acres of Chardonnay, Merlot and Symphony. A second label, Artevina, includes wines produced from grapes sourced in Mendocino County, in some cases combined with estate grapes.
The consulting winemaker is Kerry Damskey.
Articles About Maple Creek Winery
2009 Artevino (Maple Creek Winery) Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
14.8% alc., pH 3.64, TA 0.37, 150 cases, $26. Released April 1, 2011. Grapes from the Greenwood Ridge Vineyard. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Aromas of black cherries, graham and spice. Rich, earth-kissed black cherry core with oak in the background, mild tannins and a touch of warming alcohol peaking out on the finish. Lacks an acid grip. Decent. Reviewed July 1, 2011 ARTICLE »
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