Thompson 31Fifty Wines

Russian River Valley Pinot Noir & Chardonnay

We are more than excited to announce the release of our 2016 Pinot Noirs! These small batch, handcrafted wines are brought to you full of love for friends and wine. Our Fall 2018 Release includes the 2016 Cicero Russian River Valley (only 100 cases), as well as the 2016 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir (only 400 cases).

We are also very excited to announce the opening of our Wine Barn, a tasting experience designed for style and comfort in the heart of the Russian River Valley. Come out and visit us, and we’ll pour you some of our finest while you drink in the views!

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2016 Thompson 31Fifty Cicero Russian River Valley
from 240.00

This wine - she is bold and elegant, intense but poised - originated from a steep hillside vineyard high above the town of Occidental known for producing wines with incredible statement and structure.  The clone most celebrated and coveted from this area is Pommard, providing tremendous strength.  A small percentage of fruit was added from a vineyard located in an extreme growing area in Annapolis to bring out a little spice and verve.

This pinot noir is rich and round and full of dark berry and cherry fruits that evolve to reveal savory notes of spice and molasses. Great structure and plenty of acid and tannins help frame this wine, revealing layers of complexity and a long, rich finish.  

Aged for 19 months in 100 percent new French oak barrels, she is a serious wine for the serious collector, and promises to be the centerpiece of any occasion.  Only 100 cases handcrafted in small batches, $80 per bottle, minimum three-bottle order. 

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2016 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
from 180.00

This wine - she is silky and sophisticated, balanced but brave - was aged for 18 months in 65 percent new French oak barrels.  A blend of two RRV vineyards of Calera and Pommard clones, her charming aroma hints of strawberry, rose petal and leather.  

On the palate, she has balanced acid with a memorable mouth feel.  Tasting notes include bright raspberries, ripe cherry, dark plum, cocoa, and black olive.  This pinot noir opens exquisitely in the glass and has a lasting finish. She continues to evolve in bottle and will drink well into the coming five to seven years. Only 400 hundred cases handcrafted, $60 per bottle, minimum three-bottle order.

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2015 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Valley Pinot Noir
from 180.00

This wine was aged for 18 months in 65% new French oak barrels.  It is silky and opens exquisitely in the glass.  Our tasting notes include hints of bright raspberry, ripe cherry, black plum, baked fruits, cocoa, black olive and a long finish with structured acidity.  This wine will continue to drink well over the next five to seven years.

2015 was a stellar year for Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, and our wine was a showstopper from the start.  Now a full year after bottling, you can taste just how special it really is.   Over the past four months this wine has evolved.  The tannins have softened even more, the aromas are absolutely charming and it is drinking as smooth as silk. 

225 cases bottled.  $60 per bottle.  Only a few remain.

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2016 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Valley Chardonnay
from 120.00

This Chardonnay has the aroma and flavor of apples and pears.   It shows the same full flavor and intensity as our 2014, and we expect it to develop just as beautifully.  This wine is spring in a glass, so drink now.  $40 per bottle.  91 cases.

NOTE:  Order now as our last Chardonnay sold very quickly. 

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2017 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Rosé of Pinot Noir
from 66.00

Our new Rosé's elegant salmon color reveals the fruity and crisp freshness of orange blossoms and raspberries.  This wine has the perfect balance of sweet fruit and acidity that makes it perfect to drink now with friends and family all summer long.  $22 per bottle. 112 cases.

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2017 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Valley Ponzo Vineyard Zinfandel
from 90.00

This Zinfandel is supple and fresh, yet has layers of dark berries, glorious levels of ripe stone fruit, and exotic spices.  On the palate, layers of ripe red fruits including fresh raspberry are complemented with a subtle touch of oak.  Superbly balanced, this wine dances across the palate like no Zin you have tasted, because we made this wine in the style that Zinfandel used to be made.  Soft acidity and tannins develop briskly into an enjoyable finish. This wine is an absolute pleasure to drink now or keep for up to 10 years. $30 per bottle.  230 cases.

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2015 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 1.5L
150.00

This is our 2015 Thompson 31Fifty Russian River Valley Pinot Noir in magnum format.

$150/bottle

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Important Notes for our orders:

Sales Tax

California residents are charged California Sales Tax. Some states outside of California require that we collect sales tax payable to that state. If we are required to collect sales tax for your state, the tax may be added to your order before we can deliver your wine.

We appreciate your patience while we get our tax and compliance information resolved.

Can you ship to all states?

Although most States allow for the direct shipment of wine into their states, laws regarding direct shipment of wine vary from state to state, and these rules and conditions change almost on a daily basis. Please note that if we can not ship to your state after an order has been made, a full refund will be offered. 

When will you ship?

We will be shipping in October once the weather cools in most states.

 This rolling fog is what makes RRV wine so special.

This rolling fog is what makes RRV wine so special.