Posts Tagged Goldeneye

Goldeneye Winery: It’s Never Too Early for a Good Christmas Story

By Bob Johnson This is a Christmas story. CHAPTER 1 In 1996, some eight years before the movie “Sideways” sparked the widespread planting of Pinot Noir vineyards from Santa Barbara County to Mendocino County, the Goldeneye Winery was... Read more

2010 Goldeneye Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley

This is Duckhorn Wine Company’s Pinot Noir flagship. In the glass, there is a deep dusty ruby color. The effusive nose pumps lots of jammy raspberry and cranberry fruit, accented by cinnamon and clove spice. Lithe on the palate, the wine shows... Read more

2009 Goldeneye Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley

This wine has a translucent ruby color, with a tinge of orange. The nose offers up classic Pinot Noir aromatics, including dark tea leaves, orange peel, prickly raspberry, cherry, cola and damp earth. In the mouth, the wine is light and round,... Read more