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2017 Donum Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

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June 11, 2023 - $42



94Jeb Dunnuck

...loads of black raspberry and blackberry fruit, a creamy, full-bodied texture, nicely integrated acidity, and a great finish. It’s not for the Burg heads out there, but it offers beautiful depth of fruit as well as balance.

93+ The Wine Advocate

...scents of black raspberries, warm red cherries, baked blackberries, Earl Grey tea leaves, cinnamon stick, violet perfume, forest floor, tree bark and a unique coffee bean note—very savory and densely layered. Light to medium-bodied, it explodes in the mouth with sweet ripe fruits and savory nuances. It has a sturdy frame of grainy tannins and great freshness, finishing very long and fragrant.

93Wine Spectator

Plush and decadent, offering lusciously spiced dark fruit and berry flavors that are well-structured and vibrant. Creamy midpalate, with a long finish filled with chocolate torte and Christmas pudding accents.


United States, California, North Coast, Mendocino County, Anderson Valley

Mendocino AVA was established in 1984 and amended in 1989. It includes numerous sub-appellations. Mendocino AVA is entirely within Mendocino County, and the AVA is known for its Mediterranean climate. Vintners successfully grow Carignan, Charbono, Grenache, Zinfandel, Petit Sirah and Syrah. In cooler parts of the region Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are also grown. Mendocino County is home to nearly 600 vineyards, and many have been certified organic for decades, thanks to the region’s famous “green and sustainable” approach to agriculture and nearly everything else. Mendocino was named for 16th century explorers, a pair of brothers whose last name was Mendoza. Winemaking, however, didn’t start until the 19th century when some would-be gold miners decided it was more profitable to make wine than to pan for gold. Italian immigrants in the late 19th century continued to establish winemaking ventures.


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.