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2009 Martinelli Bondi Home Ranch Water Trough Vnyd Pinot Noir

ITEM 8098617 - Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar; Purchased direct from winery

Bidder Amount Total
joemo0 $40 $40
$40
Item Sold Amount Date
I8127668 10 $40 Mar 6, 2022
I8127667 8 $40 Mar 6, 2022
I8098617 1 $40 Jan 30, 2022
I8012897 2 $42 Nov 28, 2021
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RATINGS

92Wine Spectator

Tight and focused, delivering a rich core of dark berry, mocha and toasty oak character, with a complex range of flavors that are deep and persistent. Ends with a touch of cedar and spice.

92Vinous / IWC

...Seductive, highly perfumed aromas of black raspberry, cherry-cola, smoky herbs and rose. Lush and creamy but energetic, offering sweet dark berry flavors, a hint of fruitcake and good back-end snap. Blends richness and vivacity...

PRODUCER

Martinelli

Martinelli Winery has one of the most romantic histories of any of California’s long-time wineries. Its roots were established in 1887 when a teen-aged couple from Tuscany eloped to the Russian River Valley. Giuseppe Martinelli, who was 19 when he arrived in California with his 16-year-old wife, had been a young winemaker in Italy and wanted to start his own winery in California. By 1905 he owned some extremely steep property in Sonoma County. When his youngest son took over in 1918, the vineyard became known as “Jackass Hill,” since it was said within the family that only a jackass would try to work it. Today the winery is owned by Lee and Carolyn Martinelli. The winery includes 206 acres in the Russian River Valley and the Sonoma Coast. Though the estate makes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat, it is best known for its Zinfandel.

TYPE

Red Wine, Pinot Noir

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.