By committing to pursuing high quality California Pinot Noir back in the late 1970's, Saintsbury founders Dick Ward a...Read more...
- There are currently no submitted critic scores.
Submit a Critic ScoreClose
Food Pairings for Saintsbury Pinot Noir Stanly Ranch Red
External Reviews for Saintsbury Pinot Noir Stanly Ranch Red
Combines delicate, ripe, up-front plum and black cherry fruit with firmer tannins and mineral and cedary oak touches. Full-bodied, complex and focused, ending with a mix of pastel flavors. Drink now through 2015. 1,925 cases made. -JL Wine Spectator. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2008 Saintsbury Pinot Noir Stanly Ranch 750ml
By committing to pursuing high quality California Pinot Noir back in the late 1970's, Saintsbury founders Dick Ward and David Graves put themselves in the forefront of a movement that would eventually catapult California wines, Carneros Pinot Noir and Saintsbury onto the world wine stage. According to the Wine Spectator's Matt Kramer, Saintsbury not only "single-handedly demolished the old assertion that California cannot create Pinot Noirs of a Burgundian standard of delicacy and finesse, but also "no winery has been more methodical in its investigation and pursuit of newly available Pinot Noir clones than Saintsbury. The stellar range of Saintsbury Pinot Noirs and unfiltered Chardonnays have never performed better than today. Hats off to Dick and Dave who continue to lead the way with innovation and inspiration.
Best Wine Deals
Pinot Noir Top Lists
Kenwood Jack London Vineyard Zinfandel (2011)Cellared
The Last Roses of SummerCommented
Frank Cornelissen Munjebel Bianco #7 Organic (2010)Wishlisted
Zinfandel: Yea or nay?Commented
Chevalier de Bayard Red Blend Vin de Pays de l'Hérault (2008)Rated
Yalumba Y Series Sangiovese Rose (2013)Wishlisted
Pairing Suggestion for PhiladelphiaReplied
Great Mid-Sweet Red?Replied
Another attack on wine industry... Westover shut down for using volunteersReplied