VOLUME 9, ISSUE 49
October 20, 2014
Nelson Hill Winery
Nelson Hill Vineyard is located just west of Hwy 128 in Philo. Anderson Valley Pinot Noir is offered from the estate Deep End Vineyard.
The Deep End Vineyard is planted with Dijon 114, 115 and 777 with a small amount of Pommard clone.
Articles About Nelson Hill Winery
2009 Nelson Hill Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
13.9% alc., 205 cases, $34. Harvest Brix 24.9º. Clones 777, 114, 115 from Deep End Vineyard in Philo. 3-day cold soak, aged 12 months in 50% new French oak. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. The aromas and flavors of cherry and pomegranate fruits are offset by an unpleasant vegetal woodiness. Fully mature, with soft tannins. Score: 86. Reviewed July 28, 2014 ARTICLE »
2009 Nelson Hill Deep End Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir
13.9% alc., pH 3.82, 205 cases, $36. Released May 1, 2013. Clones are 777, 114 and 115. Aged 12 months in 50% new French oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered. · Light reddish-purple color in the glass. Shy fruit on the nose with primary aromas of dried herbs and oak. Cherry fruit dominates accompanied by an offbeat earthy, herbal tone and some dry tannins. Decent. Reviewed June 23, 2013 ARTICLE »
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