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2016 Wines

95 Points -  2016 La Familia Pinot Noir "The 2016 Pinot Noir La Familia Dutton Ranch is pale ruby-purple in color and intensely scented of red roses, black tea, underbrush and dried herbs with a fruit core of pomegranate, Bing cherries and red currants. Medium-bodied, it fills the mouth with fragrant red berry layers, framed by soft, very fine-grained tannins and harmonious freshness, finishing long and minerally." 266 cases were made.

94+ Points - 2016 Jewell Block Pinot Noir "The 2016 Pinot Noir Jewell Block Dutton Ranch is pale ruby-purple colored with a compelling nose of freshly crushed red cherries, cranberries and pomegranate with touches of rose hips, raspberry leaves, sage and fertile loam. The palate is refreshing, delicate and medium-bodied with plenty of perfumed red fruit and a long, mineral-laced finish". 93 cases were made.

94 Points - 2016 Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir "Pale to medium ruby-purple in color, the 2016 Pinot Noir Manzana Vineyard Dutton Ranch is redolent of warm black cherries, mulberries and plums with touches of chocolate box, anise and tree bark. Medium to full-bodied, it delivers generous black cherry and earthy flavors with firm, grainy tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long and perfumed." 235 cases were made.

93 Points - 2016 Thomas Road Pinot Noir "The 2016 Pinot Noir Thomas Road Vineyard Dutton Ranch is pale ruby-purple in color with a tantalizing nose of chocolate-covered cherries, violets and kirsch with suggestions of rose water, fragrant earth and rhubarb compote. Medium to full-bodied, the delicately nuanced, perfumed fruit is available in abundance in the mouth, with soft, silky tannins and just enough freshness, finishing long and layered."

92 Points - 2016 Warren's Collection Chardonnay "The 2016 Chardonnay Warren's Collection Dutton Ranch reveals a lifted, highly perfumed nose of peach blossoms, jasmine, honeysuckle and guava with suggestions of spice box and honeydew melon. Big, powerful and full-bodied in the mouth, the sultry, oily textured palate is beautifully balanced by a lively line of freshness, finishing long and spicy." 117 cases were made.

92 Points - 2016 Dutton Palms Vineyard Chardonnay "The 2016 Chardonnay Dutton Palms Vineyard features ripe apricots, green mango and pink grapefruit notes with nuances of brioche, gingerbread and marzipan. Full-bodied, concentrated and decadently fruited with warm stone fruit and tropical layers, it has a pleasant oiliness to the texture and just enough freshness, finishing long and spicy." 215 cases were made.

90 Points - 2016 Kyndall's Reserve Chardonnay "The 2016 Chardonnay Kyndall's Reserve sports notes of spiced apples, ripe peaches and lemon curd with suggestions of baking bread, butterscotch and orange blossoms. Medium to full-bodied with plenty of stone fruit and spicy layers, it has just enough freshness and a satisfying finish". 906 cases produced.

89 Points - 2016 Kylie's Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc "Kylie's Cuvée Dutton Ranch gives up intense notes of guava, passion fruit and pineapple with hints of honeysuckle, musk perfume, struck match and crushed rocks. Medium-bodied, it fills the mouth with vibrant tropical fruits and a refreshing line, finishing long and minerally." 818 cases produced.

92 Points - 2016 Kyndall's Reserve Chardonnay "Texture and dimension. Pear, melon, apricot flavors."

91 Points - 2016 Thomas Road Pinot Noir "Very Highly Recommended" Medium-light to medium ruby; attractive, fragrant, red cherry and red berry fruit aroma with hints of vanilla, cinnamon, dried herbs, and forest floor; medium to medium-full body; ripe, fleshy, savory, red fruit flavors with herbal notes, well integrated oak, good acid balance, and a rich, silky mouthfeel; medium tannin; lingering aftertaste. Somewhat elegant in style and appealing to drink now, though also has good bottle aging potential. 

90 Points - 2016 Jewell Block Pinot "Very Highly Recommended" Noir "Medium-light ruby; attractive, earthy, herbal, red cherry fruit aroma with hints of cola and baking spices; medium full-body rich, textured, earthy, red fruit flavors with spicy notes of clove and cinamon and good acid balance; medium tannin; lingering aftertaste.  Easy and enjoyable to drink now and over the next two to four years."

90 Points  - 2016 La Familia Pinot Noir "Very Highly Recommended" -  "Medium-light to medium brackish ruby; forward, fragrant, raspberry, blackberry, and red cherry fruit aroma with hints of baking spices and cocoa; medium-full body; rich rounded, nicely balanced, red and dark fruit flavors with a slight plushness in the mouthfeel; medium tannin; lingering aftertaste.  Easy and enjoyable to drink now and over the next two to four years."

90 Points 2016 - Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir" Very Highly Recommended" "Medium ruby; attractive, forward, red cherry and red berry fruit aroma with hints of vanilla, dried herbs, and forest floor, medium-full body; rich, ripe, red fruit flavors that have good depth and balance, hints of cinnamon and vanilla, light notes of toasty oak, and some silkiness in the mouthfeel; medium tannin; lingering aftertaste."

93 Points - 2016 Kylie's Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc "Creamy, refreshing, elegant and complex with notes of lemon, pink grapefruit, passionfruit and spring blossoms."

92 Points - 2016 Kyndall's Reserve Chardonnay "Creamy and delectable with ripe golden apple, toasted nuts, crème brulée and allspice."

 

92 Points - 2016 Kylie's Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc "Crisp grapefruit, tropical, lily, hint of cinnamon."

90 Points - 2016 Kylie's Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc "Bright bouquet, lemongrass, honeysuckle, Meyer lemon zest, starfruit." 


2015 Wines

90 Points - 2015 Karmen Isabella Pinot Noir

90 Points – 2015 Chardonnay, Dutton Palms Vineyard
90 Points - 2015 Pinot Noir, Manzana Vineyard
90 Points - 2015 Pinot Noir, La Familia

92 Points - 2015 Karmen Isabella Pinot Noir "Lush, silky, spicy, and fresh with bright cherry, raspberry and rose petal."

90 Points - 2015 Karmen Isabella Pinot Noir "Lovely Poise, Delicious fruit; mid-palate weight. Red cherry, raspberry cordial, mulberry, and a touch of cola."

2015 La Familia Pinot Noir - 5 stars "The La Familia comes from the Kozlowski Family Vineyard planted to the Pommard clone in the Goldridge soil in central Green Valley.  It is a supple, rich, ripely flavored Pinot Noir of exceptional quality; smooth and long on the palate, finely flavored (cherry, strawberry, black currant, kola nut, clove, black tea, spicy oak) and well balanced, with a lightly tannic, persistent finish."

2015 Thomas Road Vineyard Pinot Noir - 5 stars "The Thomas Road Pinot Noir is outstanding:  an intensley flavored, full bodied crisp wine that is vibrant and long on the palate with a mildly tannic finish, tasting of cherry, plum strawberry, red current, spicy oak, rosehips and cedar.  The vineyard lies in the heart of the Green Valley; cloes planted are Dijon 828 & 115."

2015 Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir - 4+ stars "The Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir is equally good:  a fleshy, full-bodied ripely flavored wine that is well balanced, lightly tannic, and very long and persistent on the finish, tasting of cherry, red licorie, kola nut, plum rosehips and cedar.  The vineyard lies in the heart of the Green Valley; clones planted are Dijon 828 and 115."

2015 Karmen Isabella Pinot Noir - 4+ stars "The 2015 Pinot Noirs are among the best I've tasted from the winery.  The 2015 Karmen Isabella, named for the youngest Dutton daughter, is a rich, supple finely flavored Pinot Noir of excellent quality.  It is full-bodied, velvety texture, crisp, balanced, and very long on the fininish, tasting of plum strawberry jam, clove, nutmeg, black tea and oak.  A reserved-styled Pinot Noir from the three vineyards in the Green Valley."

A- 2015 Cherry Ridge Syrah - "Bold, dense, but also lith and spicy; in other words, totally legit."


2014 Wines

90 Points – 2014 Kyndall’s Reserve – Dutton Ranch Chardonnay

92 Points – 2014 Kyndall’s Reserve – Dutton Ranch Chardonnay
91 Points – 2014 Manzana Vineyard -Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir
91 Points – 2014 La Familia’ – Dutton Ranch  Pinot Noir
90 Points – 2014 Thomas Rd. Vineyard – Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir

90 Points – 2014 Kylie’s Cuvée – Dutton Ranch Sauvignon Blanc

93 Points – 2014 La Familia’ – Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir
92 Points – 2014 Manzana Vineyard – Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir
90 Points – 2014 Kyndall’s Reserve – Dutton Ranch Chardonnay
91 Points  – 2014 Kylie’s Cuvee – Dutton Ranch Sauvignon Blanc

91 Points – 2014 Thomas Road Pinot Noir – Dutton Ranch 
90 Points – 2014 Manzana Vineyard Pinot Noir – Dutton Ranch
90 Points – 2014 Dutton Palms Chardonnay – Dutton Ranch

93 Points – 2014 Dutton Palms Chardonnay – Dutton Ranch
93 Points – 2014 Warren’s Collection Chardonnay – Dutton Ranch 


2013 Wines

91 Points – 2013 Cohen Vineyard – Dutton Ranch Sauvignon Blanc
90 Points – 2013 Karmen Isabella – Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir 


92 Points – 2013 Thomas Road Vineyard- Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir
92 Points – 2013 Dutton Palms Vineyard – Dutton Ranch Chardonnay
90 Points – 2013 Kyndall’s Reserve Chardonnay – Dutton Ranch

90 Points – 2013 Karmen Isabella – Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir

92 Points – 2013 Kyndall’s Reserve Chardonnay – Dutton Ranch  

Dutton Estate Winery
8757 Green Valley Rd Sebastopol, CA 95472
Tel (707) 829-WINE

Tasting Room Open Daily
 10am-4:30pm
 

 

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Dutton Estate Winery

8757 Green Valley Road, Sebastopol CA 95472


(707) 829-9463

Hours:
10am-4:30pm