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Mike Dunne on Mendocino Ridge and Anderson Valley
The Sacramento Bee

Jason Drew of Drew Family Cellars on Mendocino Ridge high above the valley floor also blends juice squeezed from several scattered vineyards into a single wine, building a pinot noir with more shadings of complexity, texture and flavor than he might be able to pull from a single site.

During last month’s Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival in Boonville, his robust yet silken Drew Family Wines 2015 Anderson Valley Fog Eater Pinot Noir ($45) was a prime example of the power of blended pinot noir. It was made with grapes from five scattered vineyards, which when combined yielded a pinot noir electric with suggestions of strawberries and cranberries while revitalizing the palate with brisk acidity. What’s more, its directness and layering lingered with uncommon endurance. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/wine/dunne-on-wine/article157000339.html#storylink=cpy

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Post By:   Torrey Douglass