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Terres Basses


Terres Basses


Terres Basses Pinot Noir offers a multi-layered and complex aromatic profile with a broad array of spices and dark fruits.


Blue and black fruits including blackberry, black cherry and blueberry

Spice, Vegetable, Mineral 

A gamey and savory core with notes baking spices on the palate


Dense and powerful with ample, ripe tannins and longevity

At The Table 

Pair this wine with rack of lamb or beef tenderloin.


A traditional Pinot Noir/Burgundy glass with a round bowl, will convey this varietal’s profound aromatics and structural characteristics.

Serving and Cellar 

Serve at cellar temperature (55- 60 ̊F). Terres Basses Pinot Noir will benefit initially from a decant. Cellar from five to fifteen years for maximum enjoyment.

Place Matters 

Terres Basses, WillaKenzie Estate

Soil Composition 

Hazelair (ancient, sedimentary, glacial origin)

Clonal Composition 

113, 115

In the Vineyard 

Meaning “low lands,” this block is the lowest on the estate at 320 to 390 feet. It has a higher clay content than the rest of the estate and the unique soil composition of this parcel is a key contributor to the wine's specificity. This also tends to be the first block to mature each fall.

Winemaker Hand 

Hand-picked and hand-sorted. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 50% new. 25 days of skin contact.

Technical Details 
  • Sustainability: LIVE Certified Wine, Salmon Safe
  • Case Production: 683 Cases
  • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
  • ALC %: 14.20%