We recently received this wonderful review from a Pinot Noir lover who hosted a wine and dinner pairing party in Southwest Florida. They reviewed wines from Sea Smoke Estate Vineyards, Peay Vineyards and also our very own Small Vines Wines all from the 2008, 2009 and 2010 vintages. We would like to thank Linda for writing this great review and loving all of these fantastic California wines. Below is her review.
“On May 18, my husband and I, plus 6 of our wine and food loving friends, had a California Pinot Noir vertical wine tasting and dinner. They were all 2008, 2009, and 2010 vintages as well as some of our favorites!
We started off with 3 years of Sea Smoke Ten, moved up the coast and poured 3 years of Peay Scallop Shelf, then dove right into Russian River Valley with 3 years of Small Vines Wines. Of course all of the wines were fabulous and they paired beautifully with everything from wild mushroom soup, seared tuna, salmon in raspberry glaze, to pork tenderloin in blueberry glacé and grilled lamb chops. I did have to move over to Napa for dessert as we had a Vineyard 29 Aida late harvest Zinfandel that certainly was delicious with my torta de Barozzi.
Everyone raved about our pinots and rightfully so. We have visited with both you (Small Vines) and Andy Peay (Peay Vineyards) and love your wines. While we are not big wine collectors ( just a lowly 500 bottle collection) we always purchase a few every year. Please keep those great wines coming.
I have attached a few pictures. Some of us in Southwest Florida really love great wine and food!!!!
Linda, Fort Myers, Florida”