The Gary Farrell name has been synonymous with high quality pinot noir for more than two decades. The vineyard currently produces a line that also includes sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and a
In 2000, the vineyard opened a new facility that sits on a ride flanking the north side of the
Much to my surprise, my wife and I both thought the sauvignon blanc was the best of the bunch. It is a complex, rich, oaky wine, with nicely balanced citrus flavors, a silky mouth feel and a long finish. This is a very solid food wine as well.
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Pros: Spectacular setting. Consistently high quality wines across the board.
Cons: Wines are a little pricey, though it is hard to argue with the quality. While the setting is top notch, I was disappointed that the grounds are not picnic-friendly.
Bottom line: Gary Farrell is a true pinot noir legend and any excuse to taste his wines should not be missed.