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ACCOLADES FOR OUR 2018 VINTAGE

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~ A Sample of the Accolades for our 2018 Chardonnay ~

“A superb food wine… Truly justified as a classic example of the Gap.” Dan Berger’s Vintage Experiences

A full bodied California Chardon­nay with a Burgundian backbone, a great example of Petaluma Gap Chardonnay.” Good Life Report

~ A Sample of the Accolades for our 2018 Pinot Noir ~

“Rich and immersive… Hard to put down.” Drinkhacker

An elegant, food-friendly pinot, one fit for a feast.” The Santa Rosa Press Democrat “Wine of the Week”

Press Democrat

Wine of the Week 2018 Pfendler Pinot Noir, Petaluma Gap

“It’s an elegant, food-friendly pinot, one fit for a feast. It has tangy fruit, crisp acid and impeccable balance. This pinot has layered flavors of raspberry, cherry, clove and herbs. The Pfendler has a Bing cherry lingering finish, and everything about this pinot is spot on.” Read the entire article here

Food & Wine Pairing: Delicata Squash and the 2018 Pfendler Pinot Noir, Petaluma Gap 

Delicata Squash & Risotto   View the recipe here

Dan Berger’s Vintage Experiences

2015 Pfendler Pinot Noir
Exceptional
…explosive “Gap” aromatics that include a trace of earth and a beautiful Burgundian component…

2015 Pfendler Chardonnay
Exceptional
Stylistically, somewhere between Mersault and Puligny lies the essence of this exceptional richly structured wine….

Forbes

2015 Pfendler Pinot Noir
…dark chocolate and tobacco on the palate to a stony, cherry liquor on the nose.

Food & Wine

2015 Pfendler Pinot Noir
Charred sage, jasmine, and cherry liqueur aromas, and exceptionally complex flavors…

The Tasting Panel Magazine

2014 Pfendler Chardonnay
92 Points
Smooth, juicy and toasted with tangy fruit, balance…

San Francisco Magazine

2015 Pfendler Pinot Noir Rosé
Discover Petaluma Gap
The rosé is packed with red berries, sweet melon and citrus…

Orange County Register

2015 Pfendler Pinot Noir Rosé
The Buys of Summer
It’s soft salmon in color and light-bodied…

Pinot File

2012 Pfendler Pinot Noir
94 points
Alluring aromas of fresh red cherries, with hints of spice…

Wine of the Week

2012 Pfendler Pinot Noir
This pinot is layered with tasty notes of blackberry…

Pinot Report

2012 Pfendler Pinot Noir
95 points
Deep ruby color; deep, dense plum and cherry aromas…

Wine Review Online

2012 Pfendler Chardonnay
91 POINTS
A beautifully balanced Sonoma Chardonnay…

Pinot File

Pfendler 2012 Pinot Noir
94 points

The Press Democrat

Wine of the Week by Peg Melnik

Pinot Report

Pfendler 2012 Pinot Noir
95 points

Wine Review Online

Pfendler 2012 Chardonnay
91 points

Wine & Spirits

Pfendler 2011 Pinot Noir
93 points

Wine Review Online

2011 Pfendler Chardonnay
91 points

Wine Review Online

2011 Pfendler Pinot Noir
90 points

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar

2011 Pfendler Pinot Noir
90 points

Pinot Report

2011 Pfendler Pinot Noir
94 points

Wine & Spirits

Pfendler 2009 Pinot Noir
91 points

The Tasting Panel, Anthony Dias Blue Reviews

Pfendler 2009 Pinot Noir
93 points

Connoisseurs’ Guide

Pfendler 2009 Pinot Noir
93 points

Connoisseurs’ Guide

Pfendler 2009 Chardonnay
92 points

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar

Pfendler 2009 Chardonnay
91 points

Wine Enthusiast

“7 New Stars of California Chardonnay”
by Steve Heimoff

The Press Democrat

“Cool Vintages” by Virginie Boone