Testarossa Winery News
As we enter our 25th year, we believe it is be a great time to look back not only on the accomplishments of the past year, but also the amazing things that have happened over the past two-and-half decades at Testarossa.
“Time flies when you are having fun.” This vintage makes the 130th consecutive vintage made here at the historic Jesuit Novitiate Winery in Los Gatos.
The most exciting part about winemaking is that there is never any two years alike. At the start of this year with all the rain, I can say I was giddy in that the harvest would not come too early.
While the Santa Lucia Highlands has always been an influential appellation, the Santa Rita Hills appellation (aka SRH) remains our second largest region for sourcing high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
The two key, equally important ingredients, when commencing a new vineyard partnership, are the people involved (from tractor to ownership) and the site (climate and soil).