Primera Tolosa 2020 Allocation
One 3-pack of each
Primera Pinot Noir Edna Valley 2019
Our flagship Primera demonstrates the full potential that makes Pinot Noir one of the most coveted grapes in the world. Primera is a small-lot selection of the best of our estate vineyard, Edna Ranch, located in the coolest appellation in California, Edna Valley. Only the finest choice of French oak barrels is used to age our highest echelon wine. This is a statement Pinot Noir for the enophile looking to add a marquee wine to their cellar.
Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley 2019
Bien Nacido Vineyard is known for growing world-class Chardonnay, this site is punctuated by mild sunny days, an afternoon sea draft, and foggy nights and mornings to moderate the temperature of the vines. Tolosa is honored to be one of the few producers to source fruit from this highly sought-after vineyard located just south of us in the Santa Maria Valley.
Poletti- Edna Ranch Chardonnay Edna Valley 2019
The Poletti section of our estate vineyard, Edna Ranch is located along the mountainside slopes of Edna Valley and home to block 569, which historically has been a reserve block of Chardonnay, featuring own rooted Tepesque Chardonnay vines. This Chardonnay encapsulates the Edna Valley, with a refined palate structure and an uplifting acidity that stands out on the finish.
Apex Vineyard Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands 2019
The Apex Vineyard consists of 77 acres of Pinot Noir located 28 miles from the Monterey Bay in the heart of the renowned Santa Lucia Highlands. Typical of its region, this wine paints itself darker, lending more robust flavors. This is a Pinot Noir for the Cabernet lover.
Drum Canyon Vineyard Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2019
Drum Canyon Vineyard thrives in the eminent Sta. Rita Hills AVA. The region is famous for its oblique mountain range which allows the strong coastal breeze to drift through the vines, producing a beautifully structured wine. Tolosa is proud to offer such a superb Pinot Noir to our single vineyard lineup.
El Coro Vineyard Pinot Noir Petaluma Gap 2019
El Coro translates to “The Chorus” in Spanish. This site is located within the Petaluma Gap AVA, the premier gateway to the Sonoma Coast where the maritime wind and fog roar into the region. When it comes to location, this is one of the few vineyards that can showcase a Pinot Noir with such complexity. In reverence to its name, this wine brings harmony to the palate.
Gunsalus Vineyard Pinot Noir Green Valley of Russian River Valley 2019
This gem of a vineyard resides in the Green Valley, capturing the maritime fog after it passes through the Petaluma Gap, and then lingers the longest, resulting in this AVA being the coolest, foggiest part of the Russian River Valley and a Pinot Noir haven. This new addition to our single vineyard portfolio will impress the palate for years to come.
Hollister- Edna Ranch Pinot Noir Edna Valley 2019
Located in the core of the Edna Valley, the Hollister section of our home vineyard, Edna Ranch, is the closest to the Pacific Ocean, receiving a moderating influence to maintain composed acidity in the grapes. This vineyard site is unique in that it is made up of mostly of chalky limestone contributing to the minerality and complexity in this wine and expresses the special sense of place.
Solomon Hills Vineyard Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2019
Solomon Hills Vineyard takes its name from Salomon Pico, a celebrated bandit who travelled frequently along the El Camino Real in the 1850s—and may have inspired the legend of Zorro. This vineyard is located at the westernmost end of the Santa Maria Valley AVA and is so close to the Pacific Ocean you can taste it in the wines that flourish in the sandy soils.