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.
2021 Sierra Mar Vineyard Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Tasting Notes "Deep red hue. Aromas of ripe cranberry jam, cherry cola, and custard leap out of the glass. Secondary notes of anise and blackberry provide complexity and intrigue as this Pinot Noir opens up. With [...]
2019 Cortada Alta Vineyard Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Tasting Notes "Medium garnet hue. Aromas of dried cranberry, pomegranate, orange zest, and vanilla bean leap out of the glass. With some further aeration, notes of papaya, dried cherry, and dried roses round out the aroma profile. [...]
2021 Sierra Mar Vineyard Chardonnay Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Tasting Notes "Pale straw hue. Abundant scents of ripe fig, dates, ripe pear, melon, apple, and nectarine provide some nice lift to this wine. Once on the palate, these qualities unite with notes of grapefruit. The texture exhibits [...]
2021 Rosemary's Vineyard Chardonnay Arroyo Grande Valley AVA Tasting Notes "Pale yellow hue. Tropical scents of papaya, passionfruit, kiwi and mango leap out of the glass at first impression. With some time, notes of fig, dates, honey, brioche, and peach provide a softer and sweeter tone. These [...]
2021 Pisoni Vineyard Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands AVA Tasting Notes "Deep red hue. Aromas of roasted cherries, ripe pomegranate, jasmine, sage, caramel, and vanilla bean make for quite the sensory experience. These qualities continue and are united with flavors of cherry jam, increasing the pleasure of [...]
2022 Cuvée Los Gatos Rosé of Pinot Noir Central Coast AVA Tasting Notes "Pinkish, light orange hue. Generous scents of papaya, grapefruit, watermelon, honeydew, and orange sorbet. Upon taste, the flavors meander towards citrus and melon. Modest acidity and dimensional texture flow into a bright, tangy, and [...]