Vineyard Partners

Brosseau

Jon and Jan Brosseau (owners)
Bill Brosseau (manager)

Appellation

Chalone

Environment

Soil: heavy limestone with decomposed granite
Elevation: 1700 feet
Exposure: South, East, and West facing slopes
Climate: Monterey Bay influenced, afternoon breezes. Growing season highs from 70s to 90s; lows in the 40s.

Pinot Noir Facts

Acreage Total / TW   12 / 3 acres
Year Planted  1980
Yield /Acre  2 tons avg
Clones  Dijon 113, 114, 115, 538, Pommard 4
First TW Vintage                    2002

Chardonnay Facts

Acreage: Total / TW 13 / 4 acres 
Year Planted 1980
Yield / Acre 1 ton avg
Clones Wente
First TW Vintage 2002

Current Releases

Testarossa 2012 Brosseau Vineyard Chardonnay 
Testarossa 2012 Brosseau Vineyard Pinot Noir