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
Founded in 1983, this historic property with the HMR Estate Pinot Noir Vineyard was acquired by the Van Steenwyk family in 1991 and restored to its former glory. The winery and vineyards are located in the western, cooler reaches of Paso Robles at 5805 Adelaida Rd. 100 acres owned, production 15,000 cases.
The HMR vineyard sits more than 1,700 feet above sea level, 16 miles from the Pacific, and is the oldest vineyard planted to Pinot Noir in San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara counties, having been established in 1864 by Central Coast wine pioneer Dr. Stanley Hoffman.
The winemaker is Terry Culton who apprenticed under Ken Volk at Wild Horse Winery and Josh Jensen at Calera Wine Company.
The winery's tasting room is open daily at 5805 Adelaida Road on the west side of Paso Robles. Pinot Noir has improved steadily in recent years.
Articles About Adelaida Cellars
2004 Adelaida Cellars HMR Estate Paso Robles Pinot Noir
14.2% alc., <900 cases, sold out. · This was really good and understandably sold out. An assertive Pinot nose of ripe fruit aromas was complimented by layers of fruit wrapped in mouth coating tannins. Reviewed July 16, 2007 ARTICLE »
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