2007 Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir

2007 Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir

This is very aromatic: spicy, sweet oak, cherry, and dried rose aromas; well- integrated oak and cherry, rhubarb, raspberry flavors; long, textural finish. Very balanced wine with food-friendly acidity.

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SKU: 2004
Wine Specs
Pinot Noir
Santa Lucia Highlands
11 months
40% new French oak barrels
Bottling Date
August 2008
Alcohol %
Winemaker Notes
After an initial sorting, we fermented the grapes in small, open-top bins that were punched down two to three times daily to extract color, flavor and complexity. The wine was pressed off into oak barrels of which 40% were new. There it rested for 11 months before bottling.
Vineyard Notes
The 2007 Tondre Grapefield Pinot Noir is our third release from this vineyard. The Tondre Grapefield is located in the heart of Monterey’s Santa Lucia Highlands, with the elevation ranging from 175 to 400 feet. This all-Pinot Noir vineyard has the ideal terroir to grow a magnificent Pinot Noir grape. The fruit is a blend of one third each Pommard, Dijon 115 and 667 clones.
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