Paso Robles, California

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Terra Robles

Grown & Harvested in
Paso Robles, California

Named for the oaks that dot its rolling hills, Paso Robles (“Pass of the Oak Trees”) is home to world-class grapevines that thrive under these reassuring symbols of strength and endurance. The region is renowned for its diverse terroir, a complex mix of soil and climate that produces wines both rich and bold, yet smooth and rewarding.

chardonnay

2017 Chardonnay

Winemaking

A combination of tank and barrel fermentation with 50% of the wine aged on French and American oak.

Tasting Notes

Featuring pear, apple and peach aromas with a hint of vanilla spice, our Chardonnay is a bright straw- gold color. Rich from barrel fermentation and aging, this wine shows peach, pear and butterscotch flavors. The wine is round, medium-bodied with balancing acidity and toasty oak that lengthens the finish.

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cabernet-sauvignon

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking

100% barrel aged in 80% American and 20% French oak.

Tasting Notes

The intense dark ruby red color of the Cabernet Sauvignon is reflective of this full-bodied, flavorful wine. The core of black currant and hints of cedar and spice along with cocoa aromas echoed by rich persistent flavors of plush ripe fruit, dark chocolate and anise are all supported by balanced rich velvety tannins.

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Mark Rasmussen

Senior Vice President of Winemaking

With over 35 vintages under his belt, Mark is Senior Vice President of Winemaking and oversees all winemaking and cellar operations. He began his career in 1977 with Pacific Land and Viticulture and then went on to Sebastiani where he became the Director of Winemaking. Mark even started his own company in 1986, Global Vin and Beverage, where he was instrumental in the launch of the Vinterra and Viansa wine brands. He loves to travel and, when it comes to wine, he’s seen it all!

Steven Decosta

Winemaker

Steven leads a team of talented young winemakers who focus on creating wines with character that come from premier appellations and fruit. Working to ensure the highest level of winemaking standards are met, he also oversees research and development and introduces new technology that’s implemented across the winery. Steven uses his foundation of chemistry and microbiology to create wines with a varietal focus of aromatics and flavors that consumers will enjoy. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Enology from California State Fresno. When Steven is not in the vineyard or production facility, you can find him traveling, cooking or reading philosophy.

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