May 15, 2017

2015 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir receives 93 points from Wine Enthusiast.

"This vintage delivers a wine with deep and rustic cherry, boysenberry, sweet herb and aromas, the latter contributing a a penetrating floral dimension. Pure raspberry, potpourri and thyme notes pop on the palate, where clean acidity and tight tannins provide a light frame and carry the flavors toward a caramelized finish."

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May 15, 2017

2015 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir receives 90 points from Wine Spectator.

Cherry, currant, and raspberry flavors are supported by caressing tanins. The silky textures linger on the finish, with Asian spice and licorice notes. Drink now, through 2022.

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September 22, 2016 95 pt. 2013 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Exceptional. Dark dusty garnet color. Inviting aromas of Dr. Pepper, porcini mushroom, and oolong tea with a lightly tannic, bright, dryish light-to-medium body and an intricate medium-long wet earth, eucalyptus, rose and black pepper, and sponge cake with dried cassis finish. A concentrated Pinot Noir with complex hedonistic flavors.

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August 1, 2015 | 89 pt. 2013 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

Highly recommended. Bright brick red color. Fruity aromas and flavors of cherry cola, cinnamon, vanilla fondant, and redwood forest with a lightly tannic, lively, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, amusing, medium-long cherry lonzenge, iron rich soil, and sage finish with dusty, earthy tannins and light oak. A well structured Pinot Noir asking to be cellared.

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August 13, 2016 |

2016 Wine Bloggers Conference

On August 13, we participated in the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference in Lodi, CA, which brought more than 100 folks together who regularly taste and express their passion for great wine through their wine blogs and social media posts. Below is a sampling of wine blogger tweets about Windrun Wine’s 2013 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Catherine Todd @damewine

Earthy more Burgundian style, complex & elegant. Nice!

Taylor Eason @TaylorEason

A Pinot with serious oomph from Windrun Wine. True varietal taste after all the others I’ve tried today.

JanaSeitzer @merlotmommy

Windrun Wine's 2013 Pinot Noir is a blend of 5 clones. Lots of blackberry!

JVBUncorked @JVBUncorked

2013 Pinot Noir Sta.Rita Hills @Windrun_Wine Ken Brown winemaker. Red and blackberry with nice minerality.

Nancy Brazil @MsPullThatCork

Meeting an old friend.

MyVinoRules @myvinorules

@Windrun_Wine 2013 Pinot Noir an owners pride and joy! Blackberry fruit with a little bit of spice.

Michelle Williams @Fiery01Red

2013 Windrun_Wine Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir perfectly SRH elegantly balanced.

Brianne Cohen@ SOMMspirations

‘13 Pinot Noir from the Santa Rita Hills Windrun Wine. Tart red cherries in a bowl in my kitchen! Where’s the salmon?

Martin Redmond @MartinRedmon

Windrun Wine's Pinot is inviting with earthy red fruit and spice.