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11.13.13-Announcing-the-Release-of-Overlook-Pinot-Noir-Wine-1

 

At Landmark Vineyards, they understand the old adage that the best grapes make the best wines and have used it as their guiding principle since the winery’s inception. Ergo, by sourcing grapes from some of the finest vineyards in California, they can consistently produce standout wines.

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Landmark Vineyards 2014 “Overlook” Chardonnay

Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay

Region: Sonoma County, California

Price: 20-25

Tasting Notes:

Fragrances of pears, peaches, almond paste, and oak rise up from a glass. The palate showcases flavors of peach and pear, alongside highlights of creme brulee, toasty oak, and lemon zest. Rich and round with a pleasant acidity, it’s classic California Chardonnay.

Rating: 90

BruceChard

Landmark Vineyards 2014 “Hilliard Bruce Vineyard” Chardonnay

Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay

Region: Santa Rita Hills, California

Price: 40-45

Tasting Notes:

The nose offers aromas of peach, pineapple, and pear that meld with allusions of buttery oak, spice, and vanilla. Stone fruits, pineapples, and pears emerge on the palate, along with elements of toasty oak, butter, and floral spice. Slightly creamy, with a welcoming acidity, enjoy a glass with crab cakes.

Rating: 90

RayhillPinot

Landmark Vineyards 2014 “Rayhill” Pinot Noir

Grape(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Russian River Valley, California

Price: 55-60

Tasting Notes:

Aromatics of black cherries, strawberries, and plums mingle with suggestions of white pepper, sweet spice, and rose petals on the nose. A sip reveals flavors of cherry, plum and strawberry, which unfold into undertones of white pepper, minerals, and vanilla. Nicely structured with compelling layers, roast duck would make a lovely companion.

Rating: 91

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Landmark Vineyards 2014 “Overlook” Pinot Noir

Grape(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Region: California

Price: 20-25

Tasting Notes:

A bouquet of cherries, raspberries, gingersnaps, and mint greets the senses. Cherry, raspberry, and plum flavors interweave with traces of sweet spice, tea, and minerals on the palate. Light with a friendly acidity, open a bottle with grilled salmon.

Rating: 88