Hartford Court Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2021 (Russian River Valley, Sonoma) - [DM 93] [JD 92]

Hartford Court Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2021
(Russian River Valley, Sonoma) - [DM 93] [JD 92]


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Winemaker Notes:

The Hartford Court Russian River Valley Pinot Noir comes from a collection of small vineyards located throughout the Russian River Valley AVA. These vineyards are a combination of our Estate properties such as Barbieri, Bellflower, Fog Dance, Hailey's Block, Jennifer's, MacLean's Block and Arrendell as well as a handful of our neighbors' vineyards located in the heart of the Russian River Valley. The sites express the essence of the Russian River Valley by showcasing the best of the neighborhoods within our AVA.

Tasting Notes

Aromas of black cherry, blueberry, black currant, allspice and loam are followed by flavors of wild raspberries, dark berries and a crushed rock minerality. The dense entry is followed by a sweet and juicy mouth feel, supported by acidity, silky tannins and a subtle earthy finish.

Ratings & Reviews

93 Points - Decanter Magazine:
"The Laguna Ridge soils have higher iron content, producing wines of great minerality. This Pinot flashes beautiful blue fruit aromatics with hints of cola and crushed slate. The palate is showy, with turned earth-based umami, fresh red berries and a spiced cassia bark undertone. Fresh, bright mint carries a finish of true elegance." Drink 2023-2032. - Clive Pursehouse (July 2023)

92 Points - Jeb Dunnuck:
"A youthful and saturated ruby hue, the 2021 Pinot Noir Russian River Valley is ripe and spicy, with aromas of fresh pine, cherry liqueur, and fresh wildflowers. Medium to full-bodied, with ample richness on the palate, it reveals notes of ripe berries, turned forest floor, and toasted baking spice, and it has a classic feel, with good structure and a long finish. Drink it over the next few years. 15,000 cases were produced." - Audrey Frick (July 2023)