2017 Pinot Noir

Mendocino Ridge, CA

  • Producer

    Drew Family Wines

  • What we love

    Jason Drew’s wines are spectacular, and this lovely "Mid-Elevation" Pinot Noir is a star in his 2017 vintage lineup. Three mid-elevation vineyard sites, those in the 1200-1400 ft range, make up this cuvee – all of which are sustainably and organically farmed. Medium-plus in body and nicely concentrated on the palate, with delicate wild berry fruit and complex, umami-rich flavors. Plush aromatics and silky tannins add to this wine’s considerable charm. “Mid-Elevation” is a Pinot Noir with a Burgundian soul, and a must-try for anyone who craves the best from this magical grape.

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About this Wine

Renowned wine critic Antonio Galloni, known to be conservative with his scoring, sings his utmost praise: “The 2017 vintage are some of the most impressive wines I have tasted from Jason Drew. The Pinots, in particular, are superb.”

He gave the 2017 “Mid-Elevation” Pinot Noir 94 points!

Given this wine’s savory and earthy qualities, think to pair it with smoked salmon or trout, marinated hanger steak, or seared pork loin. For vegetarian options, a hearty salad with grilled vegetables will hit the spot. Cheers!

Drink now through 2026. 

  • Technical Data
  • Blend: 100% Pinot Noir
  • Alcohol: 13.3% | pH: 3.50 | Production: 735 cases
  • Winemaking: Fermented with native yeasts, 18% whole cluster, and barrel aged for 11 months in French oak (8% new).
  • Vineyards: 54% Valenti Ranch, 25% Estate, 21% Fashauer Vineyard with a selection of Dijon and Heritage clones that include 667, 828, 115, Pommard, and Rochioli,

Jason Drew

Owner + Winemaker


Jason and Molly Drew started Drew Family Wines 18 years ago with a clear goal in mind: to craft small lot coastal wines that express site specificity and traditional varietal character.

Drew is now one of the hottest wineries in California with Jason Drew making some of the best wines in Mendocino County. For his sourced fruit, he has long standing partnerships with several local vineyard growers who share his passion for sustainable and meticulous farming practices. Single vineyard sources are chosen for their climate, clonal selection and complexity of soil type. Winemaking practices remain focused on traditional methods that include whole cluster and native yeast fermentations, hand punchdowns and no fining or filtering.

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