Rochioli Vineyard produces unforgettably distinct, powerful fruit that’s both riveting and enchanting… qualities that have made it one of the most renowned Pinot vineyards in California. Not only will this wine speak to fans of world-class Pinot Noir, but nearly any wine lover will be in awe with their first sip. An exceptional wine is always exceptional, regardless of the varietal, and fortunately for us, this one is Pinot Noir!
ROCHIOLI PINOT NOIR by CASTALIA 2016 ROCHIOLI VINEYARD
Winery Notes: “Other than the big drop in production, only 300 cases, the 2016 vintage produced another great wine that we have come to expect from the Rochioli Vineyards. I had to draw from a few different lots than I have used before to even get to 300 cases. This gives the wine a slightly different profile than the 2015 but it has a lot of Burgundian tones that are so attractive. It reminds me of the 2011 Vintage which is extremely tasty right now. The wine has really bright fruit tones of cherry and currants with a background of earth and mushroom. Aside from the flavor and nose the 2016 has an extremely pleasant effect on you that is noticeable in all higher quality wines. As with all my pinots, the 2016 has a long lingering finish that leaves you craving more…”