|Owner(s)||Jim O'Connor, Mary O'Connor|
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A small, family owned vineyard in the Russian River Valley producing about 300 cases of Pinot Noir annually. Located just north of Sebastopol, the property was purchased in 1990, and the owners, Jim and Mary O'Connor enlisted Warren Dutton to put in the vineyard. 3.5 acres of Pinot Noir and 5 acres of Chardonnay were planted in 1995-1996. Since 2005, the O'Connors have produced Pinot Noir under the O'Connor Vineyard label.
The wines are available through select retailers and restaurants.
2012 O’Connor Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
14.2% alc., pH 3.38, TA 0.68, 371 cases, $33. From a family owned, 3.5-acre vineyard in Sebastopol. Custom crushed at Freeman Winery. Eric Buffington winemaker and Ed Kurtzman consulting winemaker. Harvest Brix 24.2º. Clones are Pommard, 115 and 777. · This is a commendable wine that is well crafted. Moderately dark reddish purple color in the glass. Classically Russian River Valley in character, with aromas and flavors of black cherry, cola, spice and a hint of dark chocolate and toasty oak. Nicely balanced, with silky tannins and some finishing length. Score: 90. Reviewed February 26, 2016 ARTICLE »