The 2010 vintage instantly appeals with its beautiful deep garnet color and a nose of delicate spice with underpinnings of earthy terroir. The palate will delight in the flavors of dark cherry, boysenberry cobbler and plum with notes of chocolate. This wonderfully balanced wine continues to please with its long, silky, memorable finish. Everyone’s favorite, this vintage was awarded a Gold Medal and 92 points (Exceptional). This pinot will make almost any meal a special occasion.Read More..
Just released in May, 2015, the 2011 vintage has already won its first Gold Medal! 91 points (Exceptional) Bright, fruity, floral aromas of ripe cherries, honeysuckle and chocolate graham crackers with a bright, dry-yet-fruity, medium body and a medium-length plum skin. This dry and earthy pinot will be a wonderful complement to any meal and also a great wine to sip with some hearty cheese and rustic bread.Read More..
Our 2012 pinot noir was released in the fall of 2015 sporting our new label, which showcases our antique French barrel weight, circa 1910, as our new logo. This popular vintage also achieved Gold Medal status – 90 points – an exceptional rating. A dark ruby color in the glass, with aromas of crushed cherries, ripe plums, hints of white chocolate toffee. Medium body, dry-yet-fruity, this pinot delivers flavors of black cherry, cola, black raspberry, and spiced apple. This delicately spiced wine delights with a soft, velvety mouth feel. We think you’ll find our 2012 vintage to be a classic representation of Nelson Hill pinots, pairing beautifully with food, especially pork and fowl,as well as enhancing deserts, chocolate and cheese.Read More..
Released in February, 2016, our 2013 vintage exhibits wonderful harmony and balance. Medium light garnet color in the glass, pleasant aromas of black cherry and savory herbs. On the palate an array of dark fruits including spiced black cherries, raspberries and pomegranate, with hints of toasty oak. The finish is smooth, round and warming. This earthy pinot will pair beautifully with the traditional lighter fare of pork and fowl but also shines with charcuterie plates, spicy sausage, steak and strong cheeses.Read More..