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Holdredge Wines

Owner(s) Carrie Holdredge, John Holdredge
Web site www.holdredge.com
 
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A small boutique producer of Pinot Noir, Syrah and Zinfandel founded in 2001 with a tasting room located at 51 Front St. in Healdsburg (a few blocks off the town square). Tasting room is open weekends 11-4:30. Annual production is 3,000 cases. Owners are John and Carrie Holdridge with John handling the winemaking duties. Much of the wine is sold through a mailing list or at the tasting room. 707-431-1424.

Reviewed Wines

2009 Holdredge Old School Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.2% alc., $38. · Moderately dark reddish-purple color in the glass. The aromas are promising, offering scents of black cherries, brewed tea, baking spice and subtle oak char. On the palate the wine is oaky, with flavors of burnt wood, under ripe red fruits, green notes and piercing acidity on the finish. A flawed wine. Unsatisfactory. Reviewed November 2, 2011 ARTICLE »

2008 Holdredge Old School Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.2% alc., $38 · Medium reddish-purple color in the glass. Slight reduction, but displaying bright aromas of Bing cherries and spice. Shrill and austere with piercing acidity, offering flavors of tart cherries and moderate oak character. Decent. Reviewed June 24, 2012 ARTICLE »

2006 Holdredge Wren Hop Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., $34. · Bright aromas of Bing cherry and dried flowers. Light in weight but a good attack of cherry and cranberry fruit. with overtones of dried herbs. Cleansing acidity on the slightly tart and citrus finish. Decent. Reviewed August 4, 2008 ARTICLE »