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Terres Basses

2015

Terres Basses

$75.00

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

Descriptors 
Fruit 

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

Texture/Structure 

Dense and powerful with ample, ripe tannins and longevity

At The Table 

Pair this wine with rack of lamb or beef tenderloin.

Glassware 

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.

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%