Two Sisters is a limited production line intended to showcase the best Chardonnay and Pinot Noir blocks within Bill Foley's Rancho Las Hermanas Estate in the Santa Rita Hills, from vineyards named for his two daughters, Lindsay and Courtney. Pinot from Lindsay's Vineyard is classic Santa Rita Hills in character: ripe, lush, and layered, with spicy accents. Aged for seventeen months in 30% new French oak, the 2009 is concentrated with intense flavor, balanced acidity,... View More
Enormously jammy in raspberries and cherries, this is almost sweet, like spicy dessert-pastry filling. There’s good acidity and even a bite of grippy tannins, but the wine is so powerful it lacks subtlety.