Rob Jensen and a special guest taste a vertical flight from the legendary Pisoni Vineyard.
Rob Jensen, Founder & Proprietor of Testarossa Winery, tastes through our June 2021 Single Vineyard wine club release.
2019 Sierra Mar Vineyard Chardonnay Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Tasting Notes "Pale yellow hue. Opulent scents of passionfruit, kiwi, white peach, and golden delicious apple leap out of the glass. At second instance, notes of pineapple and coconut give a pleasing quality to the fruit profile. Upon [...]
2019 Rosemary's Vineyard Chardonnay Arroyo Grande Valley AVA Tasting Notes "Pale straw hue. Notes of passionfruit, sea breeze, papaya, peach, apricot, mango, and coconut make for a wonderful first impression. Flavors of coconut and mango prevail on the palate, while accentuated with a plush, juicy, and decadent [...]
2019 Diana's Chardonnay California AVA Tasting Notes "Pale straw hue. Enchanting scents of fig, kiwi, papaya, apricot, pear, and peach unite in this ‘best of the best’ barrel selection of Chardonnay. With some time in the glass, notes of apple, jasmine, and grapefruit add further complexity. All of these [...]
2018 Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills AVA Tasting Notes "Pale yellow hue. Concentrated scents of passionfruit, pineapple, coconut, and melon leap out of the glass. As this Chardonnay blend of prestigious vineyard lineage flows into the palate, the aromatic characters persist and are met with [...]
2017 Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley AVA Tasting Notes "Rich yellow hue. Abundant scents of honeydew, mango, butterscotch, papaya and pineapple. These characters segue seamlessly into the palate and are intensified by vibrant acidity. While the acidity is brisk, the texture is polished, smooth, and [...]
2019 Cuvée Los Gatos Chardonnay Monterey AVA Tasting Notes "Medium yellow color. Scents of grapefruit, apple, lemongrass, butterscotch, lemon and fig. These qualities intensify on the palate along with notes of vanilla bean and crème brulee. Plush texture and supple tannins pair nicely with the modest acidity. [...]
2019 Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Chardonnay Santa Rita Hills AVA Tasting Notes "Medium yellow hue. Brilliant scents of passionfruit, guava, apricot, kiwi, and vanilla bean. With some air, secondary notes of peach and ripe pear seep out. Once on the palate, these characters remain and build in [...]