#55 on Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 2019

 

Critical Acclaim:

93-Wine Spectator

Plush, featuring creamy notes that accent the concentrated cherry tart, dark plum and currant flavors, taking on a pastrylike richness. Sandalwood and spice details linger on the finish, with chocolate hints. Drink now through 2023.

 

92-Jeb Dunnuck

One of the backward wines in the lineup was the 2017 Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch, which has a smoky, underbrush, and black fruit-driven style as well as good mid-palate depth, integrated acidity, and solid overall balance. Nevertheless, it’s tight and closed on the palate and will benefit from 2-3 years of bottle age.

 

Winemaker Notes

Keefer Ranch Vineyard was planted in 1988 by Marcy Keefer and her husband Robert, a retired doctor who took night classes on grape farming before diving into the deep end and establishing the site. Eleven years later, a handshake deal with a certain Pittsburgher would create Failla's first vineyard-designate Pinot Noir.

2017 Failla "Keefer Ranch" Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

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