|Owner(s)||O'Neil Vintners & Distillers|
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This winery sources grapes for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay program from growers in the cooler Clarksburg region along the delta that flows into the San Francisco Bay, as well as in the wind-cooled Salinas Valley.
The Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are consistently a Best Buy recommendation from many wine publications. The wines are widely distributed in retail and grocery stores.
The winemakers are Mark Rasmussen who is a veteran of over 35 years at some of California's leading wineries, Kryss Speegle, who has held winemaking and enologist roles at several wineries in Napa, Mendocino, Germany and New Zealand.
The winery is not open to the public.
2016 Line 39 California Pinot Noir
13.5% alc., $9.99. Vinted and bottled by Line 39, Parlier, CA. Designed as a top value in Wine Enthusiast magazine. · Moderately light ruby red color in the glass. Nothing but toast, char and grill on the nose. Somewhat better on the palate, with mid weight flavors of red cherry and raspberry infused with oak. Submissive tannins and true to Pinot Noir in character, but little satisfaction. The wine had completely faded and was vegetal when tasted the following day from an opened bottle. Score: 83. Reviewed March 17, 2018 ARTICLE »