Truchard Vineyards

2015 Pinot Noir
Los Carneros

Premiere Napa Valley Online
2016 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 20 | Lot No. 211
Vintage

2015

Truchard Vineyards

Pinot Noir
Los Carneros

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • From the oldest vines on our property, planted in 1974
  • These Martini Clone vines have taken advantage of the clay soils and cool climate of Carneros
  • From our Old Block, which has consistently produced a crop of little clusters with perfect, small berries

This rare expression of Napa Valley winemaking is one of only 60 bottles that will ever be made. Think of it as a bit of Napa Valley history in your cellar and celebrated in a glass with friends and family. Your Premiere Napa Valley wine is from the oldest vines on the Truchard estate, which were planted in 1974. Martini Clone vines have taken advantage of the clay soils and cool climate of the Los Carneros nested appellation to produce exemplary Pinot Noir fruit. The grapes are excusively from the Old Block, which consistently produces a crop of little clusters with perfect, small berries.


Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine
  • Sustainably produced
  • Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled

Sal De Ianni

Winemaker, Truchard Vineyards

Winemaker, Sal De Ianni

Sal was the enologist for Cuvaison Winery from 1995-1997, then worked as harvest winemaker in 1997 for Margaret River Vineyards in Australia. From 1998 onward, he has served as winemaker for Truchard Vineyards.

Country born: United States

Education: B.S. Chemistry (Marquette University)
M.S. Analytical Chemistry (Northwestern University)
M.S. Viticulture & Enology (UC Davis)

Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
Hands-off. Do all of the hard work in the vineyard and the winemaking is easy. Let the vineyard express itself.

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11311 Harwin Drive
# 26
Houston  TX  77072
832-338-5920

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