Red

2011 J. Rochioli Pinot Noir Sweetwater Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Russian River Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • bemeyer wrote: 94 points

    September 8, 2018 - Great wine. Drank over 2 days. Much better on first day. Drink now or hold a couple years

  • RAMwines Likes this wine: 94 points

    June 23, 2018 - Opened with dinner last night at Garwoods Restaurant in Carnelian Bay, Lake Tahoe, CA. Rochioli Single Vineyard Pinots never fail to impress. Getting better with every passing year. Planning on opening a 2013 Sweetwater Pinot tonight at the Lone Eagle Grill in Incline Village.

  • RAMwines Likes this wine: 93 points

    May 4, 2017 - Straight from my wine cellar, I let it sit open for 20 minutes just to warm up a little. From the very first taste this Rochioli S.V. reminded me of just why I spend the money for these wines. Rochioli is, IMHO, one of the top 5 Burgundies in the world! They never fail to impress.

  • dougie Likes this wine: 93 points

    February 11, 2017 - Decanted for an hour. What a pleasure! Rich and pure. Wait a year or two for next; though, wine did not move much during 3 hours.

  • nectar14 wrote:

    May 20, 2016 - Medium plus ruby, nose initially quite oaky, then tightened up to stony raspberry notes, then fleshed out again after about 2 hrs. Unmistakeably Californian, very ripe, fleshy, hedonistic. Quite tasty, but at present it tends to clash with more subtle food. Think bigger for cuisine pairing.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Sonoma...A Thrill a Minute (Jul 2013) (link)

    (Rochioli Pinot Noir Sweetwater Russian River Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2013, IWC Issue #168 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer J. Rochioli
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Sweetwater Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 15 (3%)
  • In Cellars 286 (50%)
  • Consumed 273 (48%)

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