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Your Weekly Treat: Freeman 2010 Pinot Noir cover
Your Weekly Treat: Freeman 2010 Pinot Noir

Freeman’s 2010 Pinot Noir, Keefer Ranch vineyard showcases what wine lovers fall for in Russian River Valley.

Pinots: The wine is perfumed, large-framed, and palate-flattering, but entwined with a lively cut of acidity that gives it lift and definition. The world’s wine map is porcupine-pinned with producers claiming to bottle “Burgundian” style Pinot Noir, but Freeman has a case to make here—not so much in the juicy Californian ripeness of the fruit, but in the refinement of the wine’s balance. There is a connoisseur’s delicacy behind the obvious pleasure....