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
Matanzas Creek Winery
A long-time Sonoma County producer (since 1977) which originally made its name with Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc produced by winemaker Merry Edwards. Today, the winery offers several varietals including a Bennett Valley Pinot Noir and is owned by Jackson Family Wines.
The winery's tasting room at 6097 Bennett Valley Road in Santa Rosa is open daily. Private tours of the estate and lavender gardens and tasting are available. The wines are sold through the winery's website.
Articles About Matanzas Creek Winery
2008 Matanzas Creek Winery Bennett Valley Sonoma County Pinot Noir
14.5% alc., $24. Matanzas Creek has been quietly producing Pinot Noir for many years. · Moderate reddish-purple color in the glass. Darker berries and cherries, modestly oaked, are offered in a medium intensity style with soft tannins and a sour cherry finish. More oak-driven the next day from a previously opened and re-corked bottle. Drink now. Decent. Reviewed November 2, 2011 ARTICLE »
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