I'm a huge fan of the Kendric Pinot Noirs from Marin County, and this is my favorite vintage yet. Dark, woodsy, and almost foreboding, this wine will continue to develop in the bottle for a number of years. Notes of forest floor and the distinct aroma of a mountain town at night, long after the last chairlifts have closed, lead a rich, deep, and rustic undertone that belies the softer, brighter fruit that await once this wine has opened up - be sure to decant this wine for at least 45 minutes. Supple tannins make this wine even more intriguing. Aged in 23% new French oak. 600 cases produced.
Kendric Wine Co. produces exceptional, small-production Pinot Noir.
Kendric Vineyards is a small wine producer know for making racy, cool weather Pinot Noir in Marin County with very little oak, lots of acid, and intense complexity. The name Kendric comes from proprietor Stewart Johnson's late father who was instrumental in starting the Kendric Vineyards project. The importance of the name on the label is indicative of the care and passion that go into the production of each vintage - and the wines are exceptional.More from this winery
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