"Black Kite Cellars produces small lots of expressive Pinot Noir with a strong sense of place [that] never disappoint”

- Rusty Gaffney, Prince of Pinot



 

At Black Kite, we are committed to producing the most expressive wines possible in every vintage, and from every one of our unique vineyard sites. Our record of 90-plus scores from top wine critics is a testament to our commitment to both excellence and consistency.

2013 Gap’s Crown Vineyard Chardonnay 93pts
2013 Soberanes Vineyard Chardonnay 90pts
2012 Kite’s Rest Vineyard Pinot Noir 92pts
2012 Redwoods’ Edge Pinot Noir 90pts
2012 Stony Terrace Pinot Noir 90pts
2012 Angel Hawk Pinot Noir 90pts
2012 Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noir 92pts
2012 Soberanes Vineyard Chardonnay 90pts
2011 Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noir 92pts
2010 Kite’s Rest Vineyard Pinot Noir 92pts
2010 Redwoods’ Edge Pinot Noir 92pts
2010 River Turn Pinot Noir 92pts
2010 Stony Terrace Pinot Noir 91pts

2010 Angel Hawk Pinot Noir 92pts
2010 Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noir 92pts
2009 Angel Hawk Pinot Noir 95pts
2009 Redwoods’ Edge Pinot Noir 94pts
2009 Kite’s Rest Vineyard Pinot Noir 90pts
2007 Redwoods’ Edge Pinot Noir 93pts
2007 River Turn Pinot Noir 93pts
2007 Kite’s Rest Vineyard Pinot Noir 92pts
2007 Stony Terrace Pinot Noir 90pts
2006 River Turn Pinot Noir 91pts
2006 Stony Terrace Pinot Noir 90pts
2005 Redwoods’ Edge Pinot Noir 93pts
2005 Kite’s Rest Vineyard Pinot Noir 91pts

 

"One of [Anderson Valley’s] rising stars” – Wine Spectator

“Black Kite has established itself in a short time as a winery to watch” – Steve Heimoff, Wine Enthusiast

“Black Kite Cellars produces small lots of expressive Pinot Noir with a strong sense of place [that] never disappoint” - Rusty Gaffney, Prince of Pinot

“Black Kite Pinots… to my palate are as good as any Pinot made in the New World” – Robert Whitley, Whitley on Wine

“One of my favorite Pinot Noir producers” - Fredric Koeppel, biggerthanyourhead.com

One of “America’s Best Pinot Noirs” – Wine Enthusiast