Thorne Estate Pinot Noir 2012
The 2012 vintage was Estate Grown, in our Rio Vista Vineyard in Sta. Rita Hills appellation. Harvest began on Sept 17 and finished on October 6, 2012. 582 cases were produced. Each clone was de-stemmed, pressed and fermented separately in new (50%) and older French Oak barrels with minimum intervention for thirteen months. The resulting wine is an expression of the unique soils, climate and farming of our vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Enjoy!
Supple and well focused, with pleasant earthy raspberry, anise and spice aromas followed by tightly wound cherry and mineral flavors and a smooth and delightful finish!
$36 per bottle
$367.20 per case
Thorne Estate Pinot Noir 2011 - Supply less than 10 cases!
The 2011 harvest began in late September and finished in mid-October. 378 cases were produced. It is composed of 100% Estate Grown fruit from our Rio Vista Vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills (SRH), AVA and contains six clones; 2A, 115, 667, 777, Pommard and Calera Selection. The fruit was de-stemmed, pressed, fermented and barreled into 100% French oak (40% new) for 12 months and then bottled and aged for 48 months. The resulting wine is an excellend expression of our uniuque soils, climate and farming in our SRH Appellation. Minimum intervention speaks to the site specific character of this wine.
This wine presents a fresh bright berry fruit and floral aroma, followed by delicate, rich flavors of earthy raspberry and cherry and ending with a delightful lingering finish. Enjoy!
$36 per bottle
$367.20 per case
Thorne Estate Pinot Noir
2010 - Supply less than 10 cases!
This 2010 vintage was harvested in late September and is 100% Estate Grown in Rio Vista Vineyard and includes five clones 115, 2A, 667, 777, and Calera.
This elegant wine expresses the essence of Sta. Rita Hills at its best. It has soft floral fragences, ruby color, delightful rich texture of flavors with a smooth and lasting finish. Minimum intervention speaks to the site specific nature of this vintage. Enjoy!
$40 per bottle
$408.00 per case
We are currently able to ship wine to all states except MA, MI, NH, where delayed deliveries can be arranged.
This is our fifth vintage produced in a limited quantity of 810 cases. This offering is a blend of five clones, 115, 2A, 667, 777, and Calera. It was barrel-aged for 12 months in 40% new French Oak barrels and 60% older French Oak barrels and then bottled aged for an additional 15 months. This is an elegant wine with a bright fruit aroma, delicate ruby color, subtle berry flavors of raspberry and cherry, with a smooth lingering finish.
The 2008 vintage was harvested in late September 2008 and has four clones 115, 2A, 667 and 777. It was barrel-aged for 18 months in 40% new French oak and 60% older French oak. This is an elegant wine, finely balanced with a bright ruby color, and a delicate nose that possesses lovely fresh fruit and floral aromas. The 'in the mouth feel' is subtle and provocative with flavors of cherry and raspberry, the texture is rich, followed by a smooth round finish.
Produced in a limited quantity of
450 cases, this offering is a site-specific blend of clones
2A, 115, 667, and 777 from our estate Rio Vista Vineyard. The fruit
was de-stemed, crushed, and barreled down in 40% new French
oak, and 60% older French oak for 18 months.
Luxuriant dark ruby color, fresh fruit aromas, bright and
brilliant flavor, this elegant wine is smooth yet well focused.
With in the mouth flavors of earthy raspberry and cherry,
the texture is rich followed by a pleasant finish that is
subtle and satisfying.
Once again a blend of the three signature clones from the
vineyard, the 2006 estate Pinot Noir includes clones 115,
777 and 2A. The resulting wine speaks to the terroir of this
gateway vineyard to the acclaimed Sta. Rita Hills.
elegant wine possesses fresh, bright red fruit aromas of cherry
and raspberry, with subtle floral aromas of rose petal and
geranium while forest floor, sage and provocative spice add
complexity. In the mouth, delicate flavors of Bing cherry,
strawberry and cranberry are followed by a hint of vanilla,
cinnamon and dried herbs. This is a very feminine Pinot Noir
with a delicate red color, beautiful acidity and a generous
The Thorne Pinot Noir 2005, Rio Vista Vineyard,
Sta. Rita Hills is our first vintage. Produced in limited
quantity, 425 cases, this offering represents a site specific
blend of clones 2A, 115, and 777. The 2005 harvest was larger
than normal as a result of heavy rains in the winter months
followed by an atypical warm spell in August and September.
Each clone was de-stemmed, pressed and fermented separately
in new and older French Oak barrels with minimum intervention
for seventeen months. The resulting wine is an expression
of the unique soils, climate and farming of our vineyard in
the Sta. Rita Hills Appellation. 425 cases were produced.
Supple and well focused, with pleasant earthy raspberry,
anise and spice aromas followed by tightly wound cherry and
mineral flavors that finish with lingering tannins. Drink
now through 2011. 425 cases made. Wine Spectator