2016 Doctor's Vineyard Pinot Noir

Doctor’s Vineyard is located at about 350-540 ft. in elevation and has a Southeastern exposure. Testarossa currently receives 40 of the 194 acres of Pinot Noir planted at Doctor’s. The vineyard was originally planted in 1991 and Testarossa’s blocks include more than 10 different Pinot Noir clones. Both Lone Oak and Doctor’s are certified sustainable.

 

Tasting Notes

"Deep red hue. This Doctor’s Pinot Noir shows engaging scents of ripe cherry, ripe cranberry, sage and crème brulee immediately. Upon aeration, notes of mandarin orange, roasted strawberry, pomegranate, and cloves add complexity to this hedonistic wine. On the palate, the red fruits and citrus persist while the spice fades. Lively acidity and supple tannins unite in a refreshing and balanced feeling. Careful use of oak leads to a balanced and supple end to this wine. Enjoy now through 2026." ~ Director of Winemaking Bill Brosseau

Clonal Blend

72 % Calera Clone
14% 667 Clone
9% 777 Clone
5% Swan Clone

WEATHER HOLD ADVISORY - Please note that due to the fragile nature of wine and the impending summer season, we are  unable to ship wine to states whose temperatures have risen above 90 degrees Farenheit. If you feel your area might be impacted, please contact us at clubt@testarossa to inquire about shipping options.

Accolades

2016 Vintage- 93 points, Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2015 Vintage- 93 points, Connoisseurs' Guide
2014 Vintage- 93 points, Wine Enthusiast
2013 Vintage- 93 points, Wine Enthusiast
2012 Vintage- 93 points, International Wine Review
2011 Vintage- 93 points, Wine Enthusiast
2010 Vintage- 95 points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Accolades:

93 Points / Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Highly aromatic bouquet... Read more

93 Points / Anthony Dias Blue (The SOMM Journal)

Pure, smooth and balanced... Read more

93 Points / International Wine Review

The 2016 Pinot Noir Doctor’s Vineyard displays a dark ruby color and aromas of ripe cherry/plum and pomegranate. A blend of several clones (Calera, 667, 777, and Swan), it offers complex, layered flavors and spiciness on the palate. The wine is beautifully balanced and supple with flavors. Read more
Price: $68.00
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