The 2018 Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay is a bright, elegant expression of the acclaimed Sleepy Hollow Vineyards. Drawn from our favorite blocks, our Chardonnay is opulent with nimble details. Aromas of fresh-sliced Pink Lady apple lift from the glass, delivering hints of juicy pineapple and pear with caramelized brown sugar. Ripe notes of tropical fruit reveal excellent texture and mouthfeel. This wine finishes unctuous and decadent with excellent acidity that is nimble and refreshing on the palate.
The 2018 Sleepy Hollow Pinot Noir is an elegant, luxurious expression of the world-class wine produced in our Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. Our flagship Pinot Noir offers a distinct earthiness, minerality and dark fruit intensity characteristic of Sleepy Hollow’s long growing season and terroir. Aromas of sarsaparilla, nutmeg and clove mingle with notes of ripe black cherry, raspberry and vanilla bean to deliver a rich, mouth-filling texture. Highly detailed red and black berry flavors, vibrant acidity and well-heeled tannins support the inherent minerality that yields a complex finish.
A symphony of clones 113, 115 and 667 come together to create spectacular balance and concentration in our 2018 Block 22 West Pinot Noir. These clones grow on 8-year-old vines located in an ideal parcel in the center of a slope in Sleepy Hollow Vineyards. Situated in the shadow of the Santa Lucia Mountains, Sleepy Hollow offers the vines a rare combination of protection from the elements and cool climate from the nearby Pacific. Like clockwork, marine breezes roll up to the vineyard around 1 pm, thickening the Pinot Noir skins and producing the deep, saturated color of the wine. Layers of wild blueberry and blackberry deliver an uncommonly rich, powerful mouthfeel straight through to the finish. With only 6,600 bottles produced, Block 22 West truly is an exclusive, special wine.
Our 2019 Block 50 South Chardonnay is a captivating blend of three Chardonnay clones grown in the southernmost block of our acclaimed Sleepy Hollow Vineyard – Mt. Eden, Dijon, Musque and clone 76. Block 50 Chardonnay delivers an impression of sweetness, yet is a dry and full-bodied. Blooms of honeysuckle and jasmine with a touch of Mandarin orange greet the nose. Mouthwatering layers of red apple, Bosc pear and split melon integrate beautifully with well-integrated oak and notes of vanilla and cardamon. A voluptuous mouthfeel carries toasted vanilla and oak through a long, lingering finish.
Our 2019 Fidelity Chardonnay captures the bright acidity and crackling minerality Talbott’s Sleepy Hollow Vineyard is famous for producing. Named after the Talbott family motto, Touts Jours Fidele, which means Always Faithful, Fidelity Chardonnay is the pinnacle of our portfolio. Aromas of lemon custard and brioche rise from the glass, revealing layers of white peach, pineapple and apricot. A decadently creamy mouthfeel underscored by hints of caramelized brown sugar lead to a long finish for an impeccably balanced Chardonnay.
The 2017 Sleepy Hollow Pinot Noir is a distinctive expression of the world class wine consistently produced in our Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. Our flagship Pinot Noir offers aromas of cola, clove and opulent plum and blackberry. Luscious notes of black cherry, raspberry and vanilla deliver a rich, mouth-filling texture. Underlying minerality, vibrant acidity and wellheeled tannins add to the complex finish of this elegant, luxurious Pinot Noir.
Our 2018 Block 4 North Chardonnay originates from a small block planted with clones 95 and 76 in our Sleepy Hollow vineyard. These clones thrive in the near-perfect conditions of Sleepy Hollow and produce exceptional, complex fruit. We harvested and fermented these grapes in the best of the old world techniques harkening back to an honorable tradition in winemaking rarely practiced today. Block 4 Chardonnay is elegant with aromatics of green apple, vanilla, brioche and guava that rise out of the glass. The palate delights with notes of ripe tropical fruits. Warm, toasty notes of brioche and vanilla follow on the palate to increase the hedonistic yet balanced feel. Highly structured with vibrant acidity, our Chardonnay is reminiscent of its old world roots, but with pronounced new world ripeness.
Talbott Diamond T Chardonnay is made with a selection of the finest estate grapes from Diamond T Vineyard. Old world impeccable structure meets new world vibrancy in our Chardonnay. Toasty aromas of crème brûlée lead into notes of lush tropical fruit and Meyer lemon. A bright minerality reflective of the Diamond T Vineyard terroir stays on the palette in a lingering, creamy finish. Our well-balanced, cool climate Chardonnay puts a modern, refreshing twist on a classic.
The 2017 vintage in Monterey County experienced significant rainfall. Summer heat quickened harvest, which finished in early fall. Diamond T Vineyard had slightly lower than average yields, producing exceptional quality Chardonnay fruit. Our traditional warm, breezy days and cool nights resulted in a long, even season for ripening. Overall, the vintage for this year was outstanding with concentrated flavors, ripe tannins and refreshing acidity.
Our 2018 Block 51 South Pinot Noir originates from classic Dijon clones 113 and 115 grown in our Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. Planted in a 5-acre parcel on top of a hill, the clones thrive in conditions that mirror their Burgundian origins and produce exceptional fruit. With New World ripeness of California and Old World acidity and tannins, our Pinot Noir is a true hybrid of both. Aromas of Bing cherry, blackberry and blueberry greet the nose, while ribbons of vanilla thread through to the finish. Block 51 South is a highly detailed, classically styled, elegant Pinot Noir. With only 6,600 bottles produced, Block 51 South is truly an exclusive, special wine.
Discover the flagship wines of our iconic Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, which produces exceptional cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands. Includes ground shipping and one bottle each of 2017 Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay and 2017 Sleepy Hollow Pinot Noir in an elegant gift box.
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Sourced from the southernmost part of our Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, our Block 50 Chardonnay begins to beguile the senses immediately with aromatics that leap from the glass. Hailing from the top section of vineyard, this wine has a graceful aroma of white flowers, hints of brioche and Anjou pear. On the palate, a soft and opulent mouthfeel gives way to lively acidity with notes of lychee, Red Delicious apples and hints of vanilla. Block 50 is planted with many clones of Chardonnay—three of them have been blended together to bring dramatic layers to our Block 50 Chardonnay. We use our Mt. Eden clone for density and mouthfeel, Dijon clone 95 for fruit intensity, and just a dash of our Musque clone for intense aromatics and floral characters. Enjoy with scallops, sole and lighter fare, as well as your favorite soft cheese.
Our 2017 Block 23 West Pinot Noir originates from a small 4.2-acre block planted with clones 113, 114 and 115 in our Sleepy Hollow West Vineyard. These clones thrive in the near-perfect conditions of Sleepy Hollow and produce exceptional, complex fruit. We picked and co-fermented these grapes together, harkening back to an honorable tradition in winemaking rarely used today. The synergy of the co-ferment produces staggering intensity and complex wine. Layers of ripe dark cherry, raspberry and blackberry combine with notes of hard spices and vanilla. On the palate, dark berry aromas linger with notes of sweet blackberries and dark plum compote. Refreshing acidity, soft tannins and an amazing array of oak round out the finish in a classic style, while maintaining a powerful and rich finish. Block 23 West exhibits the best of Burgundian flavors with California ripeness - a tour de force in classic Pinot Noir characteristics.
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The 2018 Talbott Diamond T Chardonnay is made with grapes from the Diamond T Vineyard, which is famous for producing small yields of exquisite fruit with uncommon character and complexity. A bright bouquet of pineapple, mango and guava radiates from the glass. Layers of Bosc pear, Honeycrisp apple and tangerine meet delectable notes of butterscotch, vanilla and brioche dotted with hints of apple pie spices. A crisp, clean and persistent palate follows, holding intensity through to the finish. Diamond T Chardonnay seamlessly combines Old World acidity and structure with New World richness. Only 500 cases were made.
Our Block 22 West Pinot Noir is a bright garnet, voluptuous wine with a detailed tannic structure characteristic of the cool marine climate of Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. Bouquets of rose petal, cherry blossom and dried jasmine radiate from the glass. A silky smooth, medium-bodied mouthfeel reveals mouthwatering notes of red and blackberry compote with notes of vanilla, clove and toast. A silky smooth, medium-bodied mouthfeel finishes long with an earthy touch of truffle. Although ready to enjoy now, laying this wine down for another one or two years in the bottle will yield an even smoother and complex experience. Drinking in six to eight years will prove a revelation as well.
Our 2019 Fidelity Pinot Noir amplifies the complexity Talbott’s Sleepy Hollow Vineyard is famous for producing. Named after the Talbott family motto, Touts Jours Fidele, which means Always Faithful, Fidelity Pinot Noir is the pinnacle of our portfolio. A bouquet of plum, fresh fig, bergamot and tomato leaf carry through to the palate with notes of blackberry and blueberry. A silky mouthfeel reveals accents of delicate baking spices and berry compote weaving through the long, toasty finish.
The 2018 Diamond T Pinot Noir is a luxurious wine crafted exclusively from the five acres of Pinot Noir in the Diamond T Vineyard, which is famous for producing low yields of pristine fruit. This Diamond T shows deep ruby hues in the glass before opening to reveal aromas of crushed dark berries and ripe fruits. An abundance of silky, ripe tannins delivers a refreshing, mouthwatering palate with layers of ripe Bing cherry, raspberry and blackberries wrapped in ribbons of rich cinnamon, cardamom and vanilla. With a big flavor presence and round mouthfeel, Winemaker David Coventry calls Diamond T “one for the record books…a delicious Pinot Noir.” Only 750 cases were made.
Our 2019 Kali Hart Chardonnay is a fruit-forward, refreshing expression of a cool-climate white wine from our legendary Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. The first pour releases inviting aromas of oak, butterscotch and brioche in the glass. A luscious mouthfeel reveals layers of Golden Delicious apple and sliced pear with tropical notes of Kaffir lime and pineapple. Hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and butter follow through to a creamy finish.
Our 2019 Kali Hart Pinot Noir is a fruit-forward expression of our coastal-influenced vineyards in Santa Lucia Highlands, California. Aromas of dark plum and Bing cherry greet the nose with inviting notes of allspice and toasted vanilla. Silky tannins reveal layers of strawberry-rhubarb and blackberry with a hint of dried herbs. The finish is long and luscious with a touch of minerality.
Selected from a 4.2-acre parcel of our acclaimed Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Fidelity Pinot Noir is the pinnacle of the Talbott portfolio and a member-exclusive wine. Lovely aromas of vanilla, roasted caramel and toasted spice rise from the glass. On the palate, the fruit intensity is super clean and pleasing with little to no earthy notes. Intense notes of blueberry and blackberry compote give the impression of a liqueur on the nose. One sip reveals an astoundingly clean, dry wine straight through to the finish. Fidelity Pinot Noir balances the best of Old Worldacidity and tannins with New World ripeness and opulence. “The winemaker’s shadow is so important in winemaking, and I’ve enjoyed watching this wine blossom,” says winemaker David Coventry. Our Fidelity Pinot Noir is perfect with rack of lamb or duck confit and equally amazing with filet mignon, venison, bison or pork loin. For cheeses, try Camembert, Cambozolaor Gouda.
Our 2019 Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Block 48 South Pinot Noir is a highly focused wine made with a single clone from a single place – clone 113 from a small block of Sleepy Hollow. Classically styled, our Pinot Noir offers a multi-faceted complexity that Sleepy Hollow famously delivers. Jewel tones of ruby and garnet with a light halo show in the glass, while aromas of ripe red fruit, black tea and earthy spice greet the nose. Notes of Bing and black cherry meld with raspberry, underscored by warm, toasted oak and rich butterscotch. The mouthfeel is opulent and round, leading to a polished finish with a kiss of sweetness.
Our 2019 Block 4 North Chardonnay is a rich, intense and opulent expression of our legendary Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. Pale straw in color, our Chardonnay blossoms with aromas of sliced red apple, mango and honeysuckle that carry through vividly to the palate. Layers of Bosc pear and peach are underscored by hints of fresh-baked brioche and vanilla. The mouthfeel is luxuriously full with intricate texture—a signature of Sleepy Hollow. While this Chardonnay is dry in style, the ripeness imparts a delicious impression of sweetness. Its bright acidity reveals echoes of oak and tropical fruit on a delightfully clean finish. Enjoy now or lay down for 4-6 years for a fascinating journey in flavor.
Selected from a 2.4-acre parcel of our acclaimed Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Fidelity Chardonnay is the pinnacle of the Talbott portfolio and a member-exclusive wine. Layers of tropical guava, mango and ripe pineapple balance beautifully with warm vanilla aromas of palmier cookies crackling with caramelized sugar. The palate exemplifies Sleepy Hollow’s signature elegance with notes of Honeycrisp apple and Bosc pear with dusts of cinnamon, clove and cardamom on a soft mouthfeel. The spice notes in our Chardonnay marry beautifully with Thanksgiving turkey or creamy pumpkin pie. When pairing, think of rich chicken, lamb and seafood dishes, such as classic Dover sole or Lobster Thermidor. For cheeses, try bleu cheese from Auvergne, France, silky brie or 5-year white cheddar.