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Tortoise Creek Les Oliviers Pinot Noir 2010

Pinot Noir from Languedoc-Roussillon, France
  • WS 87
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Winemaker Notes

Our Pinot Noir "Les Oliviers" is less "jammy" than its Californian cousins. It is perhaps more Burgundian and is delicate. It has lovely aromas of violets and shows ripe raspberry characteristics on the palate. The 2010 vintage produced wines of good concentration and yet excellent balance. This is a gorgeous food wine and works well with roast meats, tuna and cheeses.

"Les Oliviers" refers to the olive trees that surround the vineyards that produce our Pinot Noir.

Critical Acclaim

WS 87
Wine Spectator

Flavors of cherry and dried berry feature undertones of appealing forest floor notes, which linger into the finish of brown sugar and spice.

Tortoise Creek

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Tortoise Creek wines come from the southern French area known as the Languedoc. For many years, the region was mainly known as a producer of good "vin ordinaire" due to the remarkable weather conditions and vast array of quality growing areas. But, as the average wine-drinking consumer began to look for more then "vin ordinaire", many wine makers in the region reacted and employed modern viticultural and winemaking techniques. Today the region produces many of... View More