Dutton-goldfield Winery

Dutton-Goldfield Winery began with a handshake in a vineyard in 1998, when longtime colleagues and friends Steve Dutton and Dan Goldfield recognized a shared vision between them--to craft wines that express the personalities of their cool-climate vineyards, and which they'd enjoy drinking at their own dinner tables.

A fifth-generation farmer, Steve grew up with a love of driving tractors, and without any doubt about his future career. His father, Warren Dutton, had begun growing grapes in the western reaches of Russian River Valley in the mid-1960s, at a time when most people thought the area was too cool to grow fruit for quality still wine. Steve started working with his father when he was five years old, and joined Dutton Ranch full-time in 1987. Today, along with his mother and brother, he manages the family business, which has grown from its original 35-acre home shop vineyard to over 80 separate vineyards comprising more than 1,000 acres throughout western Russian River Valley.

After graduating from Boston's Brandeis University, Dan headed west to begin a career in research chemistry, with a few detours for skiing and hiking on the way. Always an outdoor enthusiast, the life of lab work was quickly replaced with a dream of winemaking when his brother turned him on to the 1969 Burgundies. Dan entered the University of California at Davis, graduating with an M.S. in Enology in 1986. He gained knowledge on the job with stints at Robert Mondavi Winery and Schramsberg as well as winemaking in Portugal for two years. He found his passion in Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, first as the winemaker at the Burgundian-focused La Crema Winery, and then at Hartford Court, which was created under his direction. Dan's appreciation for the beauty of the extraordinary landscape around our home is reflected in his winemaking.

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Dutton-Goldfield Emerald Ridge Pinot Noir 2013
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92  “Displays a good balance between dusty loamy earth and dried dark berry flavors, with sage, oak and anise notes evident, ending clean and vibrant. Drink now through 2020. 682 cases made.”  Burly oak and tannin surround black and blue fruit sourced from a vineyard atop a knoll
Item Number: 30536

Dutton-Goldfield Cherry Ridge Syrah 2013
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 95  Editor’s Choice “Deliciously varietal in its huge offering of white pepper and robust black and blue fruit, this well-crafted wine boasts a lithe texture that invites sip after sip. It remains light footed throughout the palate, yet with enough complexity and balancing weight
Item Number: 30535

Dutton-Goldfield Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir 2014
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "This wine is put together from multiple vineyard sources, including the well-known Morelli Lane and Widdoes, all farmed by the Duttons. Larger in production than many of the vineyard-designates, it offers baked bread and juicy overtones of cranberry-raspberry layered atop

Dutton-Goldfield Dutton Ranch Chardonnay 2015
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "This wine comes from grapes grown in Green Valley's Mill Station, Sullivan, Walker Hill and Rued vineyards. High-toned to the last drop, it shows Gravenstein apple and Meyer lemon flourishes, with a subtle backbone of oak." VB  This wine is about freshness and balance: in the

Dutton-Goldfield Dutton Ranch Chardonnay 2014
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93"Crafted from six vineyards within the Dutton family's holdings, this is a pretty wine, smooth and supple with a balance of acidity and light body. Citrus and apple vie for attention with a slight tropical note and expansiveness of ginger cookie and toffee."

Dutton-Goldfield Devil's Gulch Pinot Noir 2013
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94Editor's Choice"This is a memorable wine, with enticing and complex aromas of gorgeous ripe fruit accented by cedar, tea and forest floor. The palate echos the aromas with vibrant and rich flavors, while the mouthfeel is firm and bolstered by fine-grained tannins."

Dutton-Goldfield Cherry Ridge Syrah 2012
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 Editor's Choice "From a cool section of the appellation, this wine delivers bursts of white pepper and violets on the nose. Dark in color and fierce in aromatics, it continues with a lovely balance of cherry and leather on the palate, alongside juicy, high-toned acidity. Enjoy

Dutton-Goldfield Morelli Lane Zinfandel 2013
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "This is such a refreshing take on the variety, still robust and rich in body, yet possessed of firm acidity and a crispness of cherry kirsch and pomegranate. It practically shouts violets and roses on the nose, following through on the palate with a delicacy of power that's

Dutton Goldfield 'Dutton Ranch' Pinot Noir 2008
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"A notably delicate, elegant, richly flavored wine, with good depth and complexity, while remaining light on its feet. Offers supple plum, cherry and floral scents that are intense and persistent. Drink now through 2016."~JL

Dutton Goldfield 'Dutton Ranch' Chardonnay 2008
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Beautiful and likeable for its dryness, crisp minerality, and the sleek, clean mouthfeel. The fruit suggests oak-inspired pears, oranges and citrons. This elegant quaff gets better as it warms in the glass. Drink now."~SH  Wine Spectator 90 Starts out racy, floral and grassy,

Dutton Goldfield 'Dutton Rnch' Chardonnay 2007
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Well-structured, with rich layers of creamy fig, melon and apricot, gaining depth and complexity on the long finish. Drink now through 2011. 3,981 cases made."

Dutton Goldfield 'Dutton Rnch' Pinot Noir 2007
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Starts out delicate and fragrant, with wild berry, raspberry and black cherry aromas, yet builds intensity, depth and complexity, revealing its depth of concentration. Drink now through 2013."

Dutton Goldfield 'McDougall' Pinot Noir 2005
 "In the glass it shows the vivid Bing cherry, candied cranberry and mineral elements that we so love in this vineyard. With further time in the glass, the overtones of Asian spices and an almost peaty element lift the core of fruit. In the mouth, the voluptuous fruit is balanced by bright acidity,