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Meyer Family Vineyards: Part III

Posted by hitnerwine on January 26, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Having tasting roughly four different wines from Meyer Family Vineyards, I have now arrived at several conclusions.

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First, rather than focusing on quantity, co-owners Jak Mayer and Janice Stevens have opted to trudge a far more difficult path—that of focusing on quality. Second, while their Chardonnays are not without charm, it’s the Pinots that truly stand out.

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Last night, I made my way through several glasses of their Reimer Vineyard 2010 Pinot Noir, which turned out to be the best wine I’ve had from Meyer Family Vineyards, thus far. Deliciously pure, balanced, and elegant, the ‘Pinot’ thumbprint was so transparent and sensual that it was difficult to avoid gulping the wine rather than sip it—a problem I wish I encountered more often...

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