Since 1998, Dan Goldfield and Steve Dutton have worked together, to produce some of the most outstanding wines in the Russian River Valley. Of the 7,000 cases produced each vintage, 95% of the wines are estate grown, from several premier properties owned by Dutton Ranch.
Read more about Dutton-Goldfield »
2010 Dutton-Goldfield Pinot Noir Angel Camp Vineyard Anderson Valley
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Region: Other California
Appellation: Anderson Valley
91 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2012
Good bright medium red. Subtle perfume of raspberry, rose petal and brown spices. Silky on entry, then dense, supple and fine-grained in the middle, with lovely detail and a light touch to the pungent berry and spice flavors. A step up in intensity and clarity from the Emerald Ridge Vineyard bottling. Finishes with very suave tannins and lingering floral lift.
It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...
Read More »
Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
Read More »