Posts Tagged Talbott Vineyards

2011 Talbott Pinot Noir Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands

Translucent deep ruby color. The use of 30% new French oak has ironically caused this Sleepy Hollow Vineyard bottling to go into a slumber of lumber. Six hours of aeration only begins the process of reawakening the solid core of spiced cherries, a... Read more

2011 Talbott ‘Logan’ Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands

Translucent dark ruby/coral color. Cinnamon-tinged black cherry, blackberry, and blueberry aromas take turns tantalizing the nose. Once in the mouth, the fruit becomes more voluptuous, rounder, and fleshier. The fruit echoes at the finish, picking... Read more

2011 Talbott ‘Kali Hart’ Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands

The color is nearly translucent dark ruby/coral with orange glints near the rim. The nose is brash and brassy, showing fresh orange peel, red currant, cranberry, tea leaf, and a hint of vanilla. It’s light and feminine in the mouth, where it... Read more

2011 Talbott Vineyards ‘Logan’ Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands

Medium straw color. Whiffs of charred oak and vanilla frame ripe apple with a note of honey. A refreshing thread of acidity as the wine enters the palate plays nicely off of the buttered apple fruit. The juicy finish lingers, inviting the next sip.... Read more

2011 Talbott Vineyards ‘Kali Hart’ Chardonnay, Monterey

Light straw color. Initial aromas of smoke, citrus, honeydew melon, ripe apple and cream lead to honey-kissed citrus and fleshier tropical fruit flavors in the mouth. For a Chardonnay that sees relatively little French oak contact (only 15% of the... Read more

2011 Talbott Vineyards Chardonnay, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands

Brilliant medium straw color. Vanilla, toasted bread and butter notes lead to a mélange of delicate fruit aromas — apple, pear and white peach — along with a whiff of citrus zest. The wine is full in the mouth, sporting a juicy acidity that... Read more

August 14: Talbott Vineyards – Tying Together Taste

By Glen Frederiksen Born in 1948, the scion of a family tie business, Robert Sharpe Talbott has led a well-traveled and rounded life. At a young age, he helped out in the Robert Talbott Tie company family business, attended college in... Read more

2010 Talbott Vineyards Pinot Noir, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands

Translucent red ruby color. The nose slowly unfolds to show ample dark cherry and plum fruit, with nice spiced oak shadings. The wine has a rich feel on the palate, where creamy fruit spreads out. A nice balance of fruit, oak and acidity. Enjoy over... Read more

2010 Talbott Vineyards ‘Logan’ Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands

Nearly translucent ruby-cherry color. A rich aroma of fleshy black cherry and cranberry initially dominates, with additional notes of tea, vanilla,and dark flowers. The wine is mouth-filling, yet maintains varietal elegance. MSRP: $25 (August... Read more

2010 Talbott Vineyards ‘Kali Hart’ Pinot Noir, Monterey County

Transparent cherry-ruby color. Pure black raspberry and cherry aromas waft from the glass, picking up notes of black tea and light pepper. Brash yet light on the palate, with a bit of earthy, tannic grip at the end. MSRP: $21 (August 2012) Wine... Read more