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Hartford Court Winery, Sonoma, 2007

By Glen Frederiksen Hartford Court Winery 8075 Martinelli road Forestville, CA  95436 (800) 588-0234 www.hartfordwines.com Lots of notes taken here, so I won’t say too much about the winery, one of my favorites in all of... Read more

2000 Hartford Court Pinot Noir, Dutton-Sanchietti, Russian River Valley

Flowery, exotic and perfumed, with gobs of red berry fruits. It is still hugely tannic — so gripping, in fact, that it was hard to put a number on it. But if the tannins settle down... MSRP: $50 (January 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2000 Hartford Court Pinot Noir, Arrendell Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Beautifully perfumed, with concentrated yet supple red berry fruits, integrated notes of tea, and a fairly strong grip at the end. Quite enchanting now, but ageworthy as well. MSRP: $65 (January 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2000 Hartford Court Pinot Noir, Marin Vineyard, North Coast

Lots of sweet woodspice notes interplay with the black cherry and berry fruits. Again, seamless and smooth in the mouth. It has a bit more grip on the end. Should age nicely for five to seven years. MSRP: $50 (January 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2000 Hartford Court Pinot Noir, Velvet Sisters Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Straightforward and racy juice, with pure raspberry fruit, green tea and notes of vanilla. On the palate, all smoothness and silk. MSRP: $50 (January 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2000 Hartford Court Chardonnay, Stone Cote Vineyard, Sonoma Coast

Smoky oak, bright lemon blossom, and vanilla cream aromas. Full in the mouth, picking up ripe pear fruit. The after-flavor goes on and on. MSRP: $30 (January 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

1999 Hartford Court Chardonnay, Seascape Vineyard, Sonoma Coast

This was one of our favorites last year, and it is evolving nicely now. As noted in the past, it is very Burgundian in style and structure, now knitting together to show exotic wildflower aromas along with the seductive crème brulee and honey... Read more

2000 Hartford Court Chardonnay, Three Jacks Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Beautifully floral, picking up aromas and flavors of lemon cream, butter and woodspice. In the mouth, it is full and seamless. MSRP: $30 (January 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

1999 Hartford Court Pinot Noir, Arrendell Vineyard, Russian River

This is the flip-side of Pinot Noir in America. Oregon is about seamlessness and elegance; California is about fleshy extraction. This one has it in spades. A hugely extracted wine, with spiced black cherry and cranberry fruit that seems to crawl... Read more