Vinous | Rating: 92A juicy, exuberant wine, the 2013 Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch is all about textbook Russian River exuberance and voluptuousness. This is the first vintage in which the clonal blend incorporates dollops of Calera and Swan, which seem to add layers and textures to the forward, bold fruit. This is a very pretty Keefer Pinot from Kosta Browne.Author: Antonio Galloni
Wine Advocate | Rating: 95The 2013 Pinot Noir Keefer Ranch Vineyard comes from a 20-acre site in the Russian River Valley, acquired by this team two years ago. Harvest between September 20th and October 7th, completely destemmed and aged 16 months in 55% new French oak, it has awesome richness and freshness in its cassis, black raspberry, crushed rock and subtle vanilla bean/sweet oak bouquet. This gives way to a rich, layered, elegant red that has the balance and class to evolve nicely for a decadeAuthor: Jeb Dunnuck
Wine Spectator | Rating: 92This is firm and well-centered on ripe plum, black cherry and raspberry flavors, this is clean, trim and persistent on the finish. Good now, but should be better in a year. Drink now through 2022. 1,385 cases made.Author: James Laube
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 266 bottles owned
- 119 collectors