This rare Pinot Noir is named in honor of the patriarch of the family Robert Flook Talbott Sr. (RFT). Hand picked grapes and estate grown in Carmel Valley CA at our small 14 acre Diamond T Vineyard with only 250 cases produced. Aged 12 months in 100% new French Oak, this rich and opulent Pinot reveals concentrated layers of lush black cherry, plum, cocoa, and exotic spice.
A stunning Pinot Noir that sets the bar high.
Bright ruby. Exotic, oak-spiced aromas of black raspberry, cola and potpourri, with a smoky overtone. Lush, pliant red and dark berry compote flavors provide impressive palate coverage and pick up exotic floral pastille and spicecake character with air. A big, plush rendition of pinot, finishing with impressive breadth and sweet persistence.
Robert Talbott Sr., his wife Audrey, and their son Robb moved to Carmel, California, in 1950, where they started a luxury tie company. During silk buying trips to Europe for their growing tie business, the Talbotts visited French and Italian vineyards and became interested in fine wines and soon aspired to produce their own California wines, using the Burgundian techniques that they had become passionate about during their European vineyard tours.
They founded Talbott Vineyards in... View More