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2009 Freeman Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

ITEM 8287293 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased at auction

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
Legacy 2 $21 $42 OT
JackCat 4 of 6 $20 $80
6 $20
Item Sold Amount Date
I8287293 2 $21 Jun 26, 2022
I8287293 4 $20 Jun 26, 2022
I8254027 3 $25 Jun 5, 2022
I8243025 3 $25 May 29, 2022
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91Wine Spectator

Firm and spicy, with tight mineral, dried berry, anise and blueberry flavors delivered on a beam. Full-bodied, gaining structure on the finish.

91Vinous / IWC

...displaying black raspberry, cherry pit and sassafras aromas and flavors. Round and palate-coating, with very good depth and surprising back-end energy. Finishes smooth, sappy and impressively long...


United States, California, Sonoma, Russian River Valley

Russian River Valley AVA is named for the river that meanders from Mendocino County in the north until it finally runs into the Pacific Ocean north of San Francisco. The AVA is cool thanks to its proximity to the northern California coast and the river, and grape growers must learn to deal with regular fog. Nevertheless in recent decades the AVA has become one of the best in the state, meaning that its wines often earn excellent reviews and have considerable cachet. The AVA status was awarded in 1983 and today the appellation has 15,000 vineyard acres. Chardonnay is the most widely planted grape though Pinot Noir has also been very successful in recent decades. Russian River Valley Pinot Noir are known for being rich, lush and filled with concentrated fruit and berry flavors. Russian River Pinot Noirs are today considered some of the best domestic Pinot Noirs.


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.