Sunday, January 24, 2016

Kimmel Wines: Great Wine, Family, Friends, and The Land

I am a big fan of family owned vineyards, especially one that has a passion for great wine, family, friends, and the land. That is what Kimmel Vineyards is all about!


The sustainable vineyard is located in Mendocino, CA on 35 acres of Kimwood Ranch. The Kimmels have been going strong on their ranch for over fifty years and four generations. They started selling their first cases of wine in 2010. While their winery is still young, I’m sure that the Kimmels have many more great wines on the way.


The award winning wines that I got up close and personal with were from their 4 Blocks Collection. These are wines that are great for everyday. They are great to add to a boost to dinner. Also perfect to take the edge off from a hard day at work.

Next time you are craving a California wine, I recommend checking this winery and the following wines:


Chardonnay

Winemaker notes:

Classic unoaked style – crisp, fresh, full-flavored
a delicious imprint of Mendocino fruit.

The grapes were whole-cluster pressed and then cold-fermented to dryness in stainless tanks. The fermented juice was left on the lees until just prior to bottling to create a wonderfully fresh, crisp, and fruit-forward wine.










Merlot

Winemaker Notes:

Kimmel 2013 Four Blocks Collection Merlot was produced from premium grapes grown in our Hillside Vineyard on our ranch in Potter Valley, California. The fruit was pressed before going into the stainless fermenter then blended with our Bordeaux varietals which were aged 9 months in used French oak barrels.









Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker notes:


Kimmel 2012 Four Blocks Collection Cabernet Sauvignon was produced from premium grapes grown in our Hillside Vineyard on our ranch in Potter Valley, California. The fruit was pressed before going into the stainless fermenter then blended with our Bordeaux varietals which were aged 9 months in used French oak barrels.


1 comment:

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