Hale Mary Wines
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Celebrating the goodness that flows from the vine
Hale Mary 2010 Pinot Noir is sold out. Hale Mary 2011 is about to be released in early 2013. For those determined to get their hands on some before the official release, please email mary@halemarywine.com or go to Woodlands Market in Kentfield, California, the only retail store that carries it.

"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

Hale Mary 2011*
98 pts by neighbors and friends. Garagistes Mary and Anthony Bourke and Sean Bourke started making pinot noir in their garage in 2003 in Marin County. Hale Mary 2011 is now produced at Freeman Wintery in Sebastopol, and is our finest vintage yet and only the third to be made available to the public. 2009 and 2010 sold out quickly! This luscious wine has deep dark color, incredibly rich fruit and complexity, with wonderful balance.

To order, please contact Mary at mary@halemarywine.com.
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 A Little History: 

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

• First vintage 2003

• 600 case annual production

• Available through two sources: 

1) Mailing list via website: www.halemarywine.com 

2) Select Bay Area restaurants including: Gary Danko, Jardiniere, Spruce, Ritz Carlton SF, Piperade, Sushi Ran, Buckeye Roadhouse,   Fleur de Lys, La Folie, Balboa Cafe (SF and Mill Valley), Wayfare Tavern, Marche aux Fleurs, Ristorante Milano, Village Pub,
Station 1, Sent Sovi, Flea Street Cafe, Tamarine, and El Dorado Kitchen among others


Flavor Profile:

• The year that Burgundy meets the Russian River! Lighter color and style than traditional Russian River Vintages including lower alcohol (13.9%). Elegant, balanced mouth feel built on ripe raspberry, black cherry and subtle earth notes. Very age worthy. 

• Wonderful food beverage. Pairs well with meat, medium to heavy bodied fish, mushroom and risotto. A very versatile wine – Mary loves it with cheese!

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 

Production Notes:

• Unfiltered

• 20% whole cluster

• Cold soaked 3 days

• Aged 10 months in 

1/3 New French Oak 

1/3 1 Year French oak 

1/3 Neutral Barrels



A little history on 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: 

1.     Retaining exceptional health and vigor, as in hale and hearty

Hale Mary
Inspiration:
1.
     Life: To honor Mary B. and all cancer survivors for their struggle against a deadly disease.
2.     Friendship: Appreciation of all friends who have supported us on our journey from humble garagistes to proud producers of beautiful Pinot Noir.
3.     Passion: The driving force behind fanatic oenophiles aspiring to make world class wine.

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