The Story Behind the Award-Winning Vaughn Duffy Pinot Noir

Pinot noir is a popular red wine in America It is made in diverse regions. It’s light and fruity.

It is available in a variety of wine lists and also in shops that sell it at a range of price points. There are a variety of pinot noir types, ranging that range from the classic Burgundy vineyards, to Oregon as well as New Zealand.


Vaughn Duffy’s pinot Noir was named the top wine at the 11th Annual North competition that brings all the top producers from across the nation. It’s an incredible feat especially for a wine which was created by a non-trained winemaker working at a custom-crush production.

Matt as well as Sara Vaughn are the couple who are behind Vaughn Duffy wines. Their tale is one of the hard work, persistence, and determination. The story tells the way that a few wineries that were open, mostly Pinot Noir, helped fuel their careers and led to their current business.

Waterbrook is part among Precept Wine’s selection of Yakima Valley vineyard spots. It was their second consecutive victory. The single vineyard Merlot is a full, flavorful blend of black cherries and mocha barrel flavors. It is a great match for rich, meaty dishes such as pork chops.


Vaughn Duffy pinot Noir grapes can be found across all over the North Coast, but mostly in the Sonoma’s Russian River Valley. Each vineyard has been meticulously selected to guarantee terroir consistency as well as high-quality fruits.

Pinot Noir is one wine cultivar that’s known for its light to medium-bodied wines that contain a large amount of fruit. It is not high in alcohol, and is mostly found in France. But, it is also grown throughout New Zealand, Oregon, California, New Zealand, Australia as well as other nations.

The savoury and juicy Pinot Noir is easy to take pleasure in. It’s an excellent price. Its palate is made up of red plum and baking spices, with the strawberry preserve and cranberry flavor.

Matt as well as Sara are the first generation of winemakers. Their philosophy is dedication, hard work and determination. The first time they made a batch of wine in the year 2009. In the year 2020 they committed to make wine full-time.

Notes on Taste

In the eleventh North Coast Wine Challenge, the Vaughn Duffy 2021 Pinot Noir, Baciagalupi Vineyards and Russian River Valley were named the top wines. The wine topped nearly 1200 other wines and was named Best of Show, Best of the Best, as well as Best of Show Red.

A mix of mid-weight fruits from the top vineyards make up the 2021 Bacigalupi Pinot Noir. The fruit comes from Bricoleur as well as Hopkins Ranch Wohler, as in addition to Suacci. All of them are planted according to Dijon Clones.

It is a smoky nose which is bursting with black cherry, red plum as well as baking spice. The palate are strawberry preserves and cranberry and savory herbs. The wine is well balanced and blended with oak.


Pinot noir, which is a renowned variety of red grapes which is grown virtually all over the wine-producing nations across the world It is also the most extensively consumed variety. It is renowned for its light, delicate smooth, acidic and silky feel.

The herbal and earthy flavors and scents of blackberries, raspberries, and other berries along with licorice, spicy spices, and licorice makes the perfect accompanying dish. Also, it is well-known for the balanced acidity and mild tannins.

In addition to beating over 1,200 other wineries, Vaughn Duffy pinot Noir was named the best wine at the North Coast Wine Challenge 11. The wine also won Best of Show, Best of Sonoma County as well as Best of Show awards.

Sara Vaughn, Matt Duffy Sara Vaughn, Matt Duffy and Matt Duffy founded this boutique winery in the year 2000 by Matt Duffy, Sara Vaughn and Matt Duffy. It’s the only one of this kind, with only a few. It is possible to sample the Pinot Noir, as well other varieties at their tasting room located in Kenwood.