86%
of 439
would buy again
86%
of 439
About this rating

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Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2018

86% of 439

2017

88% of 792

2016

92% of 953

2015

93% of 1,048

2014

92% of 505

DRG Daryl Groom River Road Ranch Russian River Pinot Noir 2018

86%
of 439
would buy again
86%
of 439
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2018

86% of 439

2017

88% of 792

2016

92% of 953

2015

93% of 1,048

2014

92% of 505

Market Price
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  • Balletto Emerson Block Russian River Pinot Noir 2017

    Sold by ballettovineyards.com

    $48.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • Porter Creek Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $43.99

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • J Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by jwine.com

    $40.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

$43.99

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$20.99

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

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  • Balletto Emerson Block Russian River Pinot Noir 2017

    Sold by ballettovineyards.com

    $48.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • Porter Creek Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $43.99

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • J Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by jwine.com

    $40.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

$43.99

Angels Angels Price

$20.99

You save $23.00
Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of wines sold at other companies, that have received the same customer ratings or awards from third parties.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Balletto Emerson Block Russian River Pinot Noir 2017

    Sold by ballettovineyards.com

    $48.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • Porter Creek Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $43.99

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • J Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by jwine.com

    $40.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

$43.99

Angels Angels Price

$20.99

DRG Daryl Groom River Road Ranch Russian River Pinot Noir 2018

86%
of 439
would buy again
86%
of 439
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2018

86% of 439

2017

88% of 792

2016

92% of 953

2015

93% of 1,048

2014

92% of 505

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of wines sold at other companies, that have received the same customer ratings or awards from third parties.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Balletto Emerson Block Russian River Pinot Noir 2017

    Sold by ballettovineyards.com

    $48.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • Porter Creek Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $43.99

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • J Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by jwine.com

    $40.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

$43.99

Angels Angels Price

$20.99

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of wines sold at other companies, that have received the same customer ratings or awards from third parties.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Balletto Emerson Block Russian River Pinot Noir 2017

    Sold by ballettovineyards.com

    $48.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • Porter Creek Russian River Estate Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by wine.com

    $43.99

    (As of 08/23/2019)

  • J Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2016

    Sold by jwine.com

    $40.00

    (As of 08/23/2019)

$43.99

Angels Angels Price

$20.99

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About the wine

Stunning single-vineyard Pinot from exclusive Russian River
  • Round, rich and supple, this primo single-vineyard Pinot is from your 8-time winemaker of the year – and it comes with all the bells and whistles!
  • ...what's that mean? For starters, it's harvested from a top vineyard in Russian River Valley – aka, one of the best Pinot AVAs in the US. And Daryl expertly finessed all of its ripe, rich, expensive flavors – even aging it in expensive oak barrels for a finishing touch.
  • This Pinot is a big deal - and you get it for a tiny price because you fund Daryl directly. But not for long – don't hesitate on picking up a bottle or two while it's still on the site, because this red vanishes faster every year...

Best before
I love it now but it will age well for 5 years easily.

Serving advice
Pinots don't need much air. I like to drink at room temperature or just below and pour straight from the bottle.

Food match
I love pinots with white meat especially pork. I also love with pizza. Another great pairing is Oysters Kilpatrick.

DRG Daryl Groom River Road Ranch Russian River Pinot Noir 2018

Contains sulphites

USA

Russian River Valley (Sonoma County)

Pinot noir

Smooth Red

14.5% ABV

750ml

Meet the winemaker - Daryl Groom

  • Meet Daryl... a 35-year veteran of the wine biz, credited eight-times as Winemaker of the Year, named by Food & Wine Magazine as one of 11 visionaries to change the world of wine... and oh yes, he served up his wines at the Oscars and Emmys two years in a row! Safe to say, the man's accomplished.
  • Working as the senior white and red winemaker at Penfolds, his 1986 Penfolds Grange was arguably one of the top 3 Granges ever made - 98 points from Spectator and Robert Parker. And now that he works for you, he loves showing off wines from Australia and his California home – Sonoma and Russian River Valley. 
  • Thanks to your funding, Daryl can focus on doing what he loves – making great wine and sharing great wine. And he selects the best barrels he needs and farms to the best quality. "You are a gift from God to a winemaker," he says. "I knew there were Angels in heaven!"

    –– "Groom made Penfolds' flagship red, Grange Hermitage, which has become Australia's most collectible wine." --Wine Spectator, on the $500+ Grange
    –– "Groom is my choice for Winemaker of the Year " -- LA Times, Dan Berger
    –– "Daryl Groom. The human Tornado. " -- Bill Rice, Chicago Tribune

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86% of 439 would buy it again
$20.99

2018

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