Tortoise Creek Mission Grove Pinot Noir 2015


SKU 00579


This delightful Pinot Noir is made by the Masters family in California. Pinot Noir is a delicate grape variety that requires optimum growing conditions so the Masters' are careful to source fruit from the best vineyards.  60% comes from the Clarksburg region where the clay and loam soils coupled with the cool weather of the Sacramento Delta balances the acidity and the fruit. 40% is from Monterey with its sunshine, Pacific winds and Santa Lucia Mountain influence.  Look for violets, red berries, cherries and vanilla. Aged 12 months in French oak, pair with salmon, chicken, sushi rolls, cheeses and more...
Category Red Wine
Country California
Brand Tortoise Creek
Alcohol/vol 13.6%
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Wine SpectatorLightly aromatic, with spicy cherry and red plum flavors that are smooth and elegant. An easy-drinking style. Drink now. 10,000 cases made.

James Laube, March 31, 2017
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Wine EnthusiastAttractive floral aromas and bright cherry and raspberry flavors make a light, refreshing impression. This medium-bodied wine has light tannins and lively acidity in the texture.

Jim Gordon, December 31, 2016