Rochioli Estate Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, California, 2018 (Collectable)
Overview of the Wine
I can proudly say that the name Rochioli has been associated with this area for almost 80 years. My father, Joe Rochioli Jr. had the foresight to know that the soil of this unique spot in the Russian River Valley was very special and would one day produce some of the world's greatest wines.”
Now as a third-generation winemaker, I’m proud of our family heritage and the significant contributions to farming and winemaking that both my father and grandfather have made over the years. As a family winery we have been fortunate enough to earn the reputation as one of California’s finest wine producers. I look forward to the next generation." – Tom Rochioli, Winemaker
Grape / Blend
A legendary Pinot Noir producer!This Estate is a precise blend of our many different single vineyard sites. Forty percent Sweetwater, thirty-nine percent Little Hill, twelve percent Big Hill, six percent West Block, and three percent East Block. This full bodied wine is complex and rich with the typical Rochioli character and the Classic Russian River Valley charm. Aged in French oak for 15 months, the wine displays a full body and silky texture finish, with a balanced structure.
Deep ruby color with ripe cherry, vanilla aromas and a hint of savory herbs. Juicy and refined on the palate. A rich, concentrated mouthfeel with silky tannins and a long finish.