Elke Vineyards

Donnelly Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir

9.164 ratings
9.015 pro ratings
Anderson Valley, North Coast, California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Patrick Derdeyn

A farmer turned producer. Mary grew grapes for many of the big names before starting her own tiny little label. I keep thinking this 07 will be ready to drink but it continues to improve. Not even close to peak yet. The 94 overall rating on delectable says it all. Great pinot.

A farmer turned producer. Mary grew grapes for many of the big names before starting her own tiny little label. I keep thinking this 07 will be ready to drink but it continues to improve. Not even close to peak yet. The 94 overall rating on delectable says it all. Great pinot.

Sep 6th, 2016
Gary Hill

Anderson Valley Pinot at its best. Beautiful! #elke

Anderson Valley Pinot at its best. Beautiful! #elke

Apr 3rd, 2016
Gary Hill

Anderson Valley Pinot at its best! Beautiful! #andersonvalley

Anderson Valley Pinot at its best! Beautiful! #andersonvalley

Dec 11th, 2015
Gary Hill

Love it! I am telling you- Anderson Valley Pinots rule! Thank goodness I have another bottle of the 2012. #andersonvalley

Love it! I am telling you- Anderson Valley Pinots rule! Thank goodness I have another bottle of the 2012. #andersonvalley

Jul 17th, 2015
Brian Mast

Partner/Winemaker Waits-Mast

9.2

Savory herbs & sour cherry on this gorgeous '01 from #elke to share with @buffalobleu & @DeborahN

Savory herbs & sour cherry on this gorgeous '01 from #elke to share with @buffalobleu & @DeborahN

Jun 28th, 2015
Gary Hill

Anderson Valley rules!

Anderson Valley rules!

Apr 19th, 2015
Gary Hill

This vintage is from 2008 which was fire year. Great rustic old world style Pinot.

This vintage is from 2008 which was fire year. Great rustic old world style Pinot.

Mar 7th, 2015
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.2

Rustic. Earthy.

Rustic. Earthy.

Aug 31st, 2014
Francoise Gouges

So elegant and gorgeous, totally yummy

So elegant and gorgeous, totally yummy

May 17th, 2014
Francoise Gouges

Wonderful complexity, great texture,plain lovely with duck

Wonderful complexity, great texture,plain lovely with duck

Feb 15th, 2014