Hale Mary Wine
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Celebrating the goodness that flows from the vine
2014 Hale Mary Russian River has just been released as of October 2016. AND...we are proud to announce the release of our first vintage of Chardonnay!

All previous vintages have sold out due to popular demand. Please email katrina@halemarywine.com or fill out this form to order this delicious Russian River Pinot or Chardonnay or go to Woodlands Market in Kentfield and Tiburon, California, the only retail store that carries our wine.


"Marin County locals Mary and Anthony Bourke produce a fine Russian River pinot noir that positively exudes the deep dark color and fruit so reminiscent of the terroir of Green Valley. Hale Mary pinot (the pun should need no explaining) was originally produced in the Bourkes' Marin County garage, however they now produce about 300 cases annually at the Freeman Winery in Sebastopol. Hale Mary is featured on many local wine lists and is a real treat." -- BarFly columnist Jeff Burkart in the December 23,2012 Marin Independent Journal

2014 Russian River Pinot Noir
A return to the silky elegance of 2012 with balanced dark cherry fruit up front, wonderful mid-palate weight and sweetness, and good acid on the finish.  We did not use whole cluster fermentation in 2014 so it is slightly less spicy than our 2013.  The wine is drinking beautifully now and will age gracefully for another 5-10 years.


2015 Russian River Chardonnay
Our first ever Chardonnay is a balanced, medium bodied wine aged exclusively in one year French oak barrels. This vintage went through full malolactic fermentation and we stirred the lees for 6 of its 11-month life in barrel.  In the mouth the wine has a clean purity of Russian River fruit with nicely balanced acid on the finish.  It is a great food beverage and pairs beautifully with fish, poultry summer appetizers.  The wine is drinking very well now and will continue to develop for 5-8 years in the bottle.

To order, please fill out this form or contact Katrina at katrina@halemarywine.com or (415) 496-6304.

 A Little History:

·        Garagiste family run operation involving Anthony and Mary Bourke of Marin County and Dr. Sean Bourke of Portola Valley

·        Exclusive focus on production of ultra-premium Russian River Pinot Noir

·        First vintage 2003

·        700 case annual production

·        Available through two sources: 

o   Mailing List – Sign up here! 

o   Select Bay Area restaurants including: Gary Danko, Spruce, Piperade, Sushi Ran, Buckeye Roadhouse, Balboa Cafe (SF and Mill Valley), Wayfare Tavern, Picco Restaurant, Marche aux Fleurs, Poggio, Ristorante Milano, Village Pub, Left Bank Menlo Park Brasserie, Left Bank Larkspur Brasserie, Farm Shop Marin, Johnston’s Saltbox, Towne-Restaurant, John Bentley’s Restaurant, Cucina, El Paseo, Hap's Original Steaks and Seafood, Servino's, The Caprice Restaurant, Terzo Restaurant and Zola's Restaurant.

 

Vineyard Notes:

·        Single vineyard Pinot Noir produced from Teac Mor Vineyard, Russian River Valley

·        Meticulously farmed by Moore family vineyard owners 

·        777 and Pommard 4 Clone 

·        Full malolactic fermentation

·        Aged for 11 months in French Oak Barrels 1/3 New, 1/3 One Year, 1/3 Neutral


The Name:

Hale Mary hand crafts small-lot, artisanal Pinot Noir from grapes grown exclusively in the Russian River Valley.  We believe that this unique growing region provides the perfect climate to create elegant, luscious wines that capture the sensuous qualities of this sublime varietal. 

Hale adj \ˈhāl\ 
Definition: Retaining exceptional health and vigor, as in hale and hearty

Hale Mary Inspiration
Life: To honor Mary B. and all cancer survivors for their struggle against a deadly disease.
Friendship: Appreciation of all friends who have supported us on our journey from humble garagistes to proud producers of beautiful Pinot Noir.
Passion: The driving force behind fanatic oenophiles aspiring to make world class wine.

A Votre Santé



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