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FEL Wines produces Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris grown in the Anderson Valley and on the Sonoma Coast. These cool climate regions are known for producing wines of bright acidity and considerable complexity. FEL bottlings consistently offer the elusive combination of concentration and elegance. View shipping information.
Donnelly Creek consistently delivers loads of black cherry and cola on the nose. Toast from a judicious amount of new French oak contributes hints of vanilla, fresh roasted coffee, and cardamom.
Aromas of Asian pear, quince, and lemon verbena burst from the glass, while the palate is redolent with flavors of grapefruit, apricot, and even hints of olive oil.
...Flavors of alpine strawberry, pomegranate, and kirsch provide an enticing entry to the palate. The wine’s generous acidity and silky tannins provide a lengthy finish that leaves the taster reaching for another sip.
The nose is rich with aromas of green melon, Granny Smith apple, and grapefruit. On the palate, bright flavors of Meyer lemon, Asian pear, and white peach give way to subtle hints of quince and apple pie.
...abundant acidity is nicely complemented by the richness imparted by sur lie aging which adds notes of brioche, struck flint, and lemon curd.
The finish is defined by a lingering swirl of flavors of red fruit and sweet mint, reminiscent of a glass of sun tea.
With its abundant aromatics of red cherry and pomegranate, our 2014 Hirsch Pinot is reflective of the fruit-forward nature of this early vintage.
.... A delicate balance of silky tannins and fresh acidity support a rich palate, long on dark fruit flavors of blackcurrant and plum, with layers of allspice and crushed mint.