91 Points, Wine Spectator
2013 Russian River Pinot Noir
“Jazzy, seductive oak adds a nice scent, texture and flavor to this smokey mix of wild berry, blackberry, raspberry, anise and black licorice flavors. Retains an elegant mouthfeel and weight throughout. Drink now through 2021.”
GOLD MEDAL - 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Intl. Wine Competition
2013 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
"One of America’s Best Pinot Noirs” – Wine and Spirits
"93 points" – Wine Spectator
The 2007 Signature was awarded 93 points by Jim Laube of the Wine Spectator.
"Double Gold" – SF Chronicle
The San Francisco Chronicle’s International Wine Competition awarded Jim Ball Vineyard’s first vintage in 2006 - the Signature Label - with its penultimate award –Double Gold.
"Double Gold" - American Fine Wine Competition, Palm Beach, Florida
The 2009 Boonville Pinot noir was awarded the top award among all competing American Pinots in an invitation-only competition - Double Gold.
"2013 Top 100 Craft Wines" - International Craft Wines Competition
"92 Points" - Wine Enthusiast
The 2007 Boonville as awarded 92 points by the Wine Enthusiast.
"Terrific Pinot Noir!" - Chicago Tribune Wine Columnist Bill St. John
The 2009 Boonville was selected out of over 100 Pinots and described as "a combo of ripe, leathery aromas with fresh, bouyant, bright cherry and cranberry fruit; a pretty grace note of barnyard; doesn't want to leave the palate after a swallow."