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San Joaquin Winery 'Toschi Vineyards' Pinot Noir, California

San Joaquin Winery 'Toschi Vineyards' Pinot Noir, California

Celebrating Heritage: San Joaquin Winery's Toschi Vineyards Pinot Noir

San Joaquin Winery, rooted in the rich soils of California's Madera County, presents the 2019 Toschi Vineyards Pinot Noir—a testament to the family's dedication and passion for winemaking. With the Schafer family at the helm, this wine perfectly blends tradition, innovation, and commitment to sustainable practices. Let's uncork the details of this exquisite Pinot Noir and the story behind San Joaquin Winery.

History and Pedigree

The Schafer family, led by Steve and Cindy Schafer, founded San Joaquin Winery in 2005, driven by a deep-rooted passion for viticulture and winemaking. With a legacy of farming over four decades, the Scharfes envisioned a winery bringing their grapes "full circle" from vine to bottle. The winery has since expanded its portfolio to include 18 different varietals across 9 labels, showcasing the family's commitment to diversity and quality in winemaking.

Production Highlights

The 2019 Toschi Vineyards Pinot Noir is a shining example of San Joaquin Winery's craft, characterized by its bright red cherry nose and hints of exotic spices. The wine is beautifully balanced, with soft, light tannins, reflecting the winery's meticulous approach to winemaking. The Toschi family's three-generation legacy of growing premium wine grapes is evident in every sip, underscored by their advocacy for sustainable wine-growing practices.

Product Details

  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Characteristics: Bright red cherry nose with hints of exotic spices, beautifully balanced with soft, light tannins.
  • Sustainability: Advocates of sustainable wine growing practices, emphasizing stewardship of the vineyard and community.

Sensory Perception

This Pinot Noir offers a delightful sensory experience, marked by its aromatic bouquet of red cherry and exotic spices. The palate is greeted with a harmonious balance of fruitiness and soft tannins, culminating in a smooth, elegant finish. The wine's light body and refined structure make it a versatile companion to various dishes.

Pairings and Occasions

The 2019 Toschi Vineyards Pinot Noir pairs wonderfully with various culinary delights. Its versatility is showcased through suggested dishes such as:

  • Beef Stifado Starter Course: Beef braised with onions and cheese, bringing out the wine's fruit-forward character.
  • Indian Lamb Kofta Main Course: The spices of cumin and coriander complement the wine's hints of exotic spices.
  • Tandoori Duck Main Course: A match for the wine's aromatic profile, enhanced by the tandoori marinade.
  • Lamb Rogan Josh Main Course: The intense flavors of Indian curry and chili are beautifully balanced by the wine's soft tannins and bright fruitiness.

In Summary

The 2019 San Joaquin Winery 'Toschi Vineyards' Pinot Noir is more than just a wine; it's a narrative of passion, heritage, and sustainable stewardship. From the vineyards of California to your glass, this Pinot Noir invites you to be part of the San Joaquin family's continuing journey in crafting exceptional quality and character wines. Here's to making new friends and celebrating the moments that bring us together—cheers!

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