Mijo and I finally decided to pay Landmark Vineyards a visit since we were already in the Kenwood area of Sonoma that day. Finally, wine tasting Landmark Vineyards wines at the source!
I first tasted Landmark Vineyards wines at the SF Chefs 2011 and then again at the SF Chefs 2013. I had another chance to taste it again when my employer hosted a wine tasting event at work. So you can see that I have come to know this brand through different wine tasting events.
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From the parking lot I could see the winery is Spanish colonial style which blends in with the landscape. It is as if I've been transported back in time.
We finally reached the tasting room.
The tasting room has dimmed lighting which sets the mood. High ceilings and minimal decorations made the room feel airy and very spacious.
I apologize because I forgot the name of our lady wine pourer. She was very knowledgeable about wines and very patient with us. Mijo and I decided to share their Signature Tasting which includes some of their limited production wines as indicated by the number of cases produced. 2013 Damaris Reserve Chardonnay (800 cases produced), 2012 Kiser Vineyard Chardonnay (200 cases produced), 2012 Lorenzo Vineyard Chardonnay (435 cases produced), 2013 Grand Detour Pinot Noir (670 cases produced), 2012 Solomon Hills Pinot Noir (410 cases produced).
It is probably the warmer weather that day but their chardonnays are probably one of the tastier and rounder chardonnays I've tasted so this year. However, Mijo and I decided to get one of each of their Pinot Noirs.
I am so excited to open these Pinot Noirs one of these days.