Antonio Galloni's Vinous Awards 2011 Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir, Freestone Vineyards 91 Points
In his new Sonoma Report for Vinous Media, Antonio Galloni, awarded Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with glowing reviews:
2011 Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir, Freestone Vineyards, Sonoma Coast - 91 points, "The flavors are bright and expressive, while the savory notes typical of the cool year are very much evident, particularly some of the gamier nuances that have always been a part of this wine."
2011 Joseph Phelps Chardonnay, Freestone Vineyards, Sonoma Coast - 92 points, "Sweet floral, honey and almond notes are beginning to develop in bottle, adding considerable nuance. This is a terrific showing for the 2011."
Additionally, the 2012 Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir, Freestone Vineyards, Sonoma Coast was awarded 93 points and the 2012 Joseph Phelps Chardonnay, Freestone Vineyards (tasted from barrel) was awarded (91-93) points. Look for these wine releases later this spring.
Congratulations to our winemaking and vineyard teams in Freestone!