Lucky Rock Wine Co. is the brainchild of two brothers, “raised by gold-mining parents, who grew up traveling via bus from mining claim to mining claim.” Now they’re making wine, with one bottling under their belt to date. Lucky Rock’s Pinot Noir County Cuvee is a blend from three different parts of California, breaking down as follows: 56% Vista Verde Vineyard – San Benito County, 24% Morelli Lane Vineyard – Sonoma County, and 20% White Sage Vineyard – Monterey County.
Let’s give it a try!
Wow, this is a surprisingly well-rounded pinot, tempered in its Burgundian earthiness and heavy on the black and red fruit, with notes of cherry and currants both in effect. Floral notes courtesy of a violet character add a feminine side, while a dusting of spice provide a more serious edginess. The wine bounces between these two worlds, eventually coming to rest on a surprisingly serious note, though its fruity core lingers. A great value given the quality in the bottle.
A / $20 / luckyrockwineco.com
Just kidding, we wouldn't do that to ya!
But will continue producing high quality, affordable wines that punch significantly above their weight. Once you are that dedicated to your craft, it's only a matter of time until people start to paying attention.
This time the Wine Spectator Magazine has given us a 90 point score for our 2020 County Cuvee Sauvignon Blanc and featured us in an article titled "8 Thrilling California Sauvignon Blancs Under $20"
It has been a rather eventful summer, especially for our new-release canned wines. Lots of retailers and restaurants hopped on the bandwagon, and now the “Snake Cans” are proudly displayed on shelves, in fridges and cold boxes across California, Kansas, Alabama, and Louisiana, with more states on the way.
Anyway, a few days ago we got the results from the 2021 International Canned Wine competition, and- once again- the results were great!